Caitlyn Loane dead at 19 – TikTok star dies by suicide after haunting final video as fans pay emotional tribute online

A TikTok star has died by suicide days after posting a haunting final clip to her tens of thousands of followers.

Caitlyn Loane, a 19-year-old farmer from Australia, became a sensation on the social media platform for documenting her daily life working in Northern Tasmania's agriculture industry.

Speaking of their loss, Caitlyn's father Phillip Loane said: "Words can't describe our loss.

"She was a lovely, crazy young woman who was an invaluable member of our family."

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  • Joseph Gamp

    CAITLYN OPENED UP ABOUT HER CAREER PATH A MONTH AGO

    Caitlyn spoke about her career path to TasWeekend magazine during Agfest Tasmania, last month.

    While there, she was overseeing cattle judges, the Daily Mail reported.

    “In 2018, I realized that school wasn’t giving me the skills and experience I needed, so I applied to the Sunday Creek Cattle Station, in the Northern Territory, so I could gain experience and learn more,” Loane said at the time.

    “Up there the properties are huge, and they muster with helicopters and on horseback.”

    She added: “It was character building, and I had to adopt a great work ethic which I apply to my own enterprise here at home.”

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    SCHOOL FRIEND OF CAITLYN PAYS TRIBUTE

    Kaycee Heyward, a school friend, said: “Oh how my heart hurts to know you have left us all, the bright, bubbly, beautiful but crazy girl.

    "I will never ever forget the fond moments and memories we have together."

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    CAITLYN HAD 'A BUBBLY PERSONALITY AND A HEART OF GOLD'

    Another friend said she would remember Caitlyn as a woman with a “bubbly personality and a heart of gold”, according to the Herald Sun.

    She was described a “very special girl” who was “loved by many and made so many people smile” in another post.

    “You will be truly missed and some things will never be the same again, but you will remain forever young,” it read.

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    CAITLYN 'LOVED MENTORING YOUNG PEOPLE' SAYS HER MOTHER

    Caitlyn "was so talented and she loved mentoring younger people”, her mum said.

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    CAITLYN WAS SET TO TAKE OVER HER PARENT'S FARM

    Caitlyn worked as a livestock manager at her parent’s 1,400-acre (2.3-square-mile) cattle farm in Tasmania.

    She planned to run the business when she was older,

  • Joseph Gamp

    WHAT DID CAITLYN LOANE DO FOR A LIVING?

    The 19-year-old shared snippets of her life as a livestock manager for the Dunroan Shorthorns farm in videos to TikTok.

    She had already amassed an impressive following of 51,000 people.

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    LOANE'S LOCAL SPORTS CLUB PAY TRIBUTE TO TIKTOK STAR

    A local sports club that Loane belonged to also paid tribute.

    A statement read: “It is with deep sadness and regret that the Devonport Football Club acknowledges the sudden passing of one of our female players, Caitlyn Loane.”

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    CAITLYN'S FAMILY DEVASTATED BY LOSS

    Loane’s father Phillip said the family are devastated by the loss.

    “She was a lovely, crazy young woman who was an invaluable member of our family," he said.

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    WHAT WAS HER FINAL TIKTOK VIDEO ABOUT?

    The final video before Loane died, which currently boasts over 170,000 views, depicts a photo montage of the pioneering farmer’s life set to a song.

    It asks: “How far would you drive for the girl of your dreams?”

    In the caption, she wrote, “How about to Tasmania?”

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    WHO WAS CAITLYN LOANE?

    Ms Loane worked at her family's 600-hectare property as a livestock manager in the Latrobe area of Tasmania and was known for her passion for cattle.

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