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Caleb Logan Bratayley Dead - YouTube Star Passes Away at 13

Caleb Logan Bratayley Dead - YouTube Star Passes Away at 13

Caleb Logan Bratayley, son of the popular Bratayley family well known for their YouTube channel, has passed away at the age of 13.

The 13-year-old Internet personality’s mom announced the tragic news on the family’s Instagram account.

“Yesterday at 7:08PM Caleb Logan Bratayley passed away of natural causes. This has come as a shock to all of us. Words cannot describe how much we will miss him. His incredibly funny, loving and wonderful spirit made us all fall in love with him as a YouTuber, friend, brother and son. We know you tune in to watch each day and eagerly anticipate new videos, but ask that you bear with us while we deal with this tragedy as a family. Please help us honor our, baked potato,” the photo caption read.

The Bratayley‘s also posted the last video Caleb ever recorded, which was filmed the day before his death with his sisters Annie, 10, and Hayley, 7.

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Posted to: Caleb Logan Bratayley, RIP

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  • Arx

    Natural causes…? 13 year olds die naturally? Anyways, thats really sad. He seemed sweet. :(

  • CB

    Exactly what natural causes takes the life of a 13 yr old child?

    My heart and condolences go out to his friends and family.

  • CB

    Exactly what natural causes takes the life of a 13 yr old child?

    My heart and condolences go out to his friends and family.

  • Maggie P.U.

    Heaven has added another star to shine at night to let his loved ones know he is alright and not to worry…He will see them in their dreams and be there in memories. Natural causes can be many things, Who is to say there was something there that the fam did not want public. That they dealt with it in private. No matter the age, we can go at anytime for any reason. Make each day count like it is the last. And no tomorrow… Peace.

  • Maggie P.U.

    Cancer….. can be a “natural” cause… child diabetes…. many things. Age is nothing when it is your time.

  • forrest gump

    pfffffffff, his life was just begon?

  • forrest gump

    pfffffffff, his life was just begon?

  • Jenny from the flop

    Natural causes? Bitch, he’s 13. God knows what they’re covering up. R.i.p

  • Jenny from the flop

    Natural causes? Bitch, he’s 13. God knows what they’re covering up. R.i.p

  • Jenny from the flop

    Natural causes? Bitch, he’s 13. God knows what they’re covering up. R.i.p

  • Jenny from the flop

    Natural causes? Bitch, he’s 13. God knows what they’re covering up. R.i.p

  • Lisa

    There are dozens of “natural causes of death” for young people. A previously unidentified heart defect would cause natural death at any
    age…sleep apnea…a previously undiagnosed seizure disorder….babies die from SIDS, which is considered a natural
    cause of death (although highly overdiagnosed.) Diabetic stroke…..accidental suffocation….aspiration….

    It would be incredibly naive to believe that every child who has ever died has done so due to foul play. Children are buried every day after dying from natural causes. If, one day, the family gets answers and wants to explain, that’s their choice. But this shouldn’t make them automatic suspects. It happens. A LOT. Maybe they were aware their child had a medical condition like epilepsy and chose not to share it…or maybe the child died from a condition that no one knew he had until his passing. Speculation only leads to trouble.

  • Lisa

    Exactly. There are so many “natural causes” that claim children’s lives every day. Doesn’t mean the parents are covering up. It’s ridiculous to think that children and young teens are immune from dying in any natural manner. Not every death is a homicide. I knew someone whose 14 year old died due to a seizure, which they didn’t know he suffered from, because it was his first and his last. People are ridiculous sometimes and need to put things in perspective.

  • Lisa

    Exactly. There are so many “natural causes” that claim children’s lives every day. Doesn’t mean the parents are covering up. It’s ridiculous to think that children and young teens are immune from dying in any natural manner. Not every death is a homicide. I knew someone whose 14 year old died due to a seizure, which they didn’t know he suffered from, because it was his first and his last. People are ridiculous sometimes and need to put things in perspective.

  • Lisa

    Exactly. There are so many “natural causes” that claim children’s lives every day. Doesn’t mean the parents are covering up. It’s ridiculous to think that children and young teens are immune from dying in any natural manner. Not every death is a homicide. I knew someone whose 14 year old died due to a seizure, which they didn’t know he suffered from, because it was his first and his last. People are ridiculous sometimes and need to put things in perspective.

  • Lisa

    Exactly. There are so many “natural causes” that claim children’s lives every day. Doesn’t mean the parents are covering up. It’s ridiculous to think that children and young teens are immune from dying in any natural manner. Not every death is a homicide. I knew someone whose 14 year old died due to a seizure, which they didn’t know he suffered from, because it was his first and his last. People are ridiculous sometimes and need to put things in perspective.

  • Lisa

    Exactly. There are so many “natural causes” that claim children’s lives every day. Doesn’t mean the parents are covering up. It’s ridiculous to think that children and young teens are immune from dying in any natural manner. Not every death is a homicide. I knew someone whose 14 year old died due to a seizure, which they didn’t know he suffered from, because it was his first and his last. People are ridiculous sometimes and need to put things in perspective.

  • Jennifer Hart

    I think he had a heart condition…

  • Jennifer Hart

    I think he had a heart condition…

  • Jennifer Hart

    I think he had a heart condition…

  • Jennifer Hart

    I think he had a heart condition…

  • Jennifer Hart

    I think he had a heart condition…

  • CB

    Lisa, nobody said a crime had been committed. But you would think if he passed away due to an illness, his parents would have mentioned Caleb had been ill or had suffered from X,Y & Z. Nobody is saying that his family need to go into great detail, but it’s always sad and makes ppl scratch their heads when a seemingly healthy child dies due to “natural causes”.

  • Jenny from the flop

    But then it isn’t a natural cause

  • vava

    i wish they would give s what really happened to him . poor boy

  • Thiran Uthaman

    of course it is.

  • Jenny from the flop

    But not that young, it’s just so young… :(

  • AMERICAN BROADCASTING FORCE

    Eurasian, with parents calling the kid a “hot potato” and died of “natural causes”. Held a YouTube account that ensured more viewers and popularity online than marketed media celebrities. Still, however it happened it was too young. There could have been a number of reasons to call “natural causes”.

  • Arx

    Well if 13 year olds die naturally “ALOT” then i don’t feel as bad for the family. Still sucks tho.

  • killertofu

    heart = natural, heart condition = natural cause of death………. :-/

  • SquidBillie

    He probably had some illness. Anyway, I’ve never heard of him, but it’s sad when they’re so young. RIP

  • Wendy

    Could have been anything, I know a 19 year old who died suddenly of a heart defect that they had no idea of until he died, could have been something like that.

  • Wendy

    Could have been anything, I know a 19 year old who died suddenly of a heart defect that they had no idea of until he died, could have been something like that.

  • Wendy

    Hey probably did have an illness, and maybe the parents want to keep it private? Who knows?

  • Wendy

    Hey probably did have an illness, and maybe the parents want to keep it private? Who knows?

  • neil

    It is inferred that unnatural is either accidental, suicide or homicide; everything else is considered natural.

  • neil

    It is inferred that unnatural is either accidental, suicide or homicide; everything else is considered natural.

  • neil

    It is inferred that unnatural is either accidental, suicide or homicide; everything else is considered natural.

  • Elizabeth Troescher

    Maybe, they had always known that this was a possibility and he wanted to be remembered for who he was and not his condition.
    Maybe….we should stop speculating and let the family grieve in peace.
    God Bless Him.
    Love to the family. <3

  • Enuffis2Much

    He was not speaking normally at all on that final video. He was having serious trouble, first putting his head down, then with his balance, and later in the video he had so much trouble forming words when he was trying to read and to speak!

  • Jennifer Hart

    Natural causes is said to be the reason for death when no outside forces, for lack of a better word, is determined to be the cause. Usually at young age this means that they don’t know exactly what happened. Some people have a genetically predisposition to things like heart failure which is a natural cause. I had a co-worker who died at 22 of unknown reasons and was listed as natural causes. There was no warning or family history, these things just happen.

  • Jenny from the flop

    I understand what you mean, but it’s so uncommon for a young person to die like that, the body is not meant to shut down and die this young in one night unless there might had been an unknown illness or his immunity system was weak

  • Jennifer Hart

    Yes it is. It was a natural cause because his body was naturally defective. Strange, I know, but that’s how the medical field sees it.

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