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18-Year-Old Artist Hella Sketchy Dies After Two Weeks In A Coma

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18-Year-Old Artist Hella Sketchy Dies After Two Weeks In A Coma

Hella Sketchy, an 18-year-old up and coming artist has died from what his father says was a drug overdose!


On Thursday, young artist Hella Sketchy was confirmed to have passed away via a post to his father’s Twitter account.

Sketchy who was 18-years-old had more than 80,000 Instagram followers and millions of YouTube streams. The news his father shared to his twitter shocked many.

“You are not supposed to go before your father or grandfather,” Hella Sketchy’s father Erik Thureson, a filmmaker, said in a five-part series of tweets Thursday. “That’s not supposed to happen. That’s not how this works. We have no words.”

Eric says that on June 13th, his son whos first name is Jacob was found unresponsive “from an apparent drug overdose.” He was rushed to the hospital where he was in a coma for two weeks.


In Eric’s Tweets, he calls for a stop to the major opioid epidemic.

Hella Sketchy died June 27 at 5:11 a.m. His father shared that his son touched so many lives in his short 18 years and that they will conitnue the legacy he left behind.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

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