Matima Miller, also known as Swavy with over 2.5 million followers on TikTok account @babyface.s was identified dead as the statement from the police in the US state of Delaware was released that he was the victim of a homicide shooting in Wilmington’s Southbridge neighborhood near the 700 block of Elbert Place in Delaware.
He was transported to the hospital and later died on July 5, 2021.
None of the information regarding the shooting is released yet. The family members have expressed their gratitude for receiving strong support and love for him. They further added that they are unable to disclose pieces of information regarding his death due to legal reasons.
The news of Swavy’s death was first released by his friend, Damaury Mikula who also is a social media influencer on his video. His statement was, “Rest up brother.
I just want to tell you what happened and everything, you might not know. My homeboy named Swavy died. I’m not going to tell his real name on here but yeah man, he got shot and I just want to let you all know that I’m about to take over for that n****. All he did was make videos.”
Who was Matima Miller?
The 19-year-old Swavy was one of the most popular personalities on social media. With over 101.4 MILLION likes in his dance and comedy videos.
He also had more than 350,000 followers (which reached more than 455,000 followers after his passing) on Instagram handle @oneway.swavy.
Fans were devastated with the news of his untimely death as it quickly spread like wildfire all across social media and conveyed their deep condolences and gave him a tribute by posting their favorite clips of Swavy’s dance moves. They even set up a fundraiser on the GoFundMe page for his funeral expenses.
Babyface.s aka Swavy Dies in a Tragic Shooting
One amongst many others wrote on Twitter, “In life, we loved you dearly, In death, we love you still. In our hearts, you hold a place no one else will.” Another wrote, “Fly High Swavy.. gone but never forgotten. I love watching your videos and I will still continue to, but for now, rest high love.”
Miller’s last TikTok video was posted about 20 hours ago before his demise. The comments on his joyous video are poured with heartbreaking condolences and over 7.5 million views. Even after his passing, fans have continued to support him.
The information of his TikTok account being suspended was recently shared on his Instagram page but with the support of his fans, the account has been retrieved back.