Larissa Borges, a Brazilian exercise influencer, died on Monday after having two heart attacks. Her age was 33.
Wednesday, Borges’s family posted on Instagram that he had died. “The pain of losing someone so young, just 33 years old, and so kind, is overwhelming,” the family wrote
“Our hearts are broken, and the longing we will feel is indescribable,” they said adding that Borges “fought courageously” for her life.
The statement said that Borges had a heart attack on August 20 in Gramado, Brazil, and was taken to the hospital. Then she had a second heart attack and died on August 28.
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Local reports said Larissa Borges was in a coma for a week before she died. Rio Grande do Sul Civil Police deputy Gustavo Barcellos said that the death of the influencer is being looked into and that they are waiting for the autopsy reports.
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Questions Surrounding the Tragedy
Barcellos said that Borges could have taken drugs and drink before she had a heart attack. “There is a report of a possible ingestion of narcotic substances, accumulated with alcoholic beverages.
The body was sent for necropsy. We will try to search through laboratory tests for substances that she possibly consumed. We have already heard from the boyfriend who was with her and we are investigating the case,” Barcellos said.
The fitness influencer’s family is now raising money to bring her body from Gramado to Brasilia, where she lived.
Borges’ Instagram page had more than 32,000 followers. She used to share a lot of posts about fashion, health, and travel.
Heartfelt Tributes Pour In for Late Brazilian Fitness Influencer Larissa Borges
Many of Borges’s friends were sad to hear about her death after seeing her last Instagram posts. “So beautiful and so young Lean, exercised and should have a regular diet. Life is a blow! May God comfort the heart of the family,” a user wrote.
Another said, “Cardiac arrest is affecting young people a lot lately”.
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