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[Photo via Daniel Silva/SpikeTV, Corey La Barrie/Instagram]

It was reported on May 11 that Ink Master star Daniel Silva and YouTube content creator Corey La Barrie were involved in a car accident on May 10 that resulted in La Barrie’s death. At the time, Silva was expected to be arrested for causing the tragedy. 

Now, according to an LAPD statement, Silva was arrested and in relation to La Barrie’s murder. 

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According to reports, Silva and La Barrie were celebrating the latter’s 25th birthday and had allegedly been drinking. 

A stated by an LAPD news release, “a 2020 McLaren 600LT was traveling eastbound on Huston Street at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control.”

“Driver then ran off the road and collided with a stop sign and a tree on the northeast corner of Huston Street and Carpenter Avenue. The driver of the McLaren exited the vehicle and attempted to leave the scene but was stopped by citizens who came to render aid. No other vehicles were involved in the collision.” 

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Both parties were transported to a local hospital. But, the release continues saying the 25-year old male passenger “succumbed to his injuries.”

Silva was allegedly the driver of the vehicle with La Barrie being his passenger.Both were believed to have been drinking.  

According to arrest reports gained by ETSilva is currently being held at the LAPD Valley Jail in Van Nuys on a $200,000 bail. 

La Barrie’s brother, Jarrad La Barrie shared the news in an emotional post to Instagram. 

This isn’t something i thought i would ever have to sit here and type out for a very long time or what i wanna do right now but everyone deserves to know, my brother Corey passed away last night in a car accident with his drunk friend driving… this is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do i dont how I’m suppose to do this without you i miss you so much already this isn’t fair thank you for always being the best big brother i could ask for i love you so fucking much life’s never gonna be the same without you R.I.P❤️ P.S say hi to grandad and grandma for me i love you

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Before that, La Barrie’s mother confirmed the news with her own post. 

My heart breaks right now, on my sons 25 birthday today he was very drunk and got into a car with a drunk diver. The accident killed him instantly. No words can describe the sadness I feel in loosening a child. It just feels so unreal and I’m overwhelmed with grief. I love you so much Corey and will miss you so so much. It’s just so unfair

La Barrie’s career as a YouTuber was starting to take off. He sits at over 300,000 subscribers and over a million Instagram followers.

Silva appeared on Ink Master numerous times and also runs a YouTube channel himself with over 200,000 subscribers.

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