Just after news of the University of KwaZulu Natal student – Natasha Conabeer – being found were spreading on social media, news of her death broke. 

The twenty three year old had been missing for roughly three weeks when she was found in what reports claimed was a critical state on Sunday. 

A family friend confirmed  her death to The Mercury newspaper saying that Conabeer had passed away on Monday morning. 

23 year old Natasha Conabeer was last seen on August 18 when she left her Florida Road flat before being found on Sunday. Picture: Supplied
The friend declined to give further details as to the cause of death, reported The Mercury. 

As the news broke, people took to Twitter to send their condolences.