How Did Gabrielle Crahan Die? New Details On The Death Of Slipknot Founder Shawn Crahan's Daughter At 22

She was only 22.

How Did Gabrielle Crahan Die? New Details On The Death Of Slipknot Founder Shawn Crahan's Daughter At 22 Getty

Gone too soon! The gorgeous Gabrielle Crahan passed away leaving her family at a loss for words. It's always hard losing someone, but when they are an important part of your life, the loss becomes unbearable. How did Gabrielle Crahan die?

1. 22 Is Too Young To Die

Gabrielle Crahan, Slipknot's Shawn Crahan's daughter, passed away at age 22 on Saturday, May 18. The cause of death has not yet been revealed, Crahan announced her death on Twitter on Sunday after performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Funeral arrangements are in the process, and her family is asking for their privacy to be respected as they move forward and deal with their loved one's death. 



A post shared by Alexandria Crahan-Conway (@alexandriacrahan) on May 21, 2019 at 1:24pm PDT

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2. Five Months Sober

A couple of days before Gabrielle's death, she posted a photo of an Alcoholics Anonymous sobriety coin on Instagram. It was a highlight that she was excited to share on her IG profile of her accomplishment of being sober for five months. Fans of Crahan praised and encouraged her as she shared such an intimate moment with the world. 



A post shared by Gabrielle Crahan (@crahang6) on May 15, 2019 at 2:19pm PDT

3. Rumors Online Causes Uproar

Leave it up to the internet to cause disruption while the Crahan family is grieving over their loss. Internet trolls have posted content such as asking if she passed away from natural causes or drug abuse and then continued the debate in the comments. Alexandria, Gabrielle's sister, was outraged and requested that the negative comments about her sister be put to bed: “STOP SPECULATING,” she wrote. “STOP WITH THE ASSUMPTIONS.”



A post shared by Alexandria Crahan-Conway (@alexandriacrahan) on May 19, 2019 at 12:22pm PDT

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4. Mourning The Loss Of Gabrielle

Gabrielle's death has hit her family hard as they are dealing with the loss. The bond their family had with her is difficult for them to endure during this time. Slipknot's founder and Gabrielle's father Shawn Crahan shared: “It is with a broken heart, and from a place of the deepest pain, that I have to inform all of you that my youngest daughter, Gabrielle, passed away yesterday. Gabrielle's brother Simon wrote: "Today is the hardest day ever, I’m confused, I’m angry, I’m sad and I’m just sad just really sad." The family is devastated as they speak on Gabrielle's life and the love that was shared.


Diana Noel is a Junior at the University of Central Florida studying Journalism with a minor in Writing and Rhetoric. Besides writing articles for YourTango and Her Campus, she loves scrapbooking, spending countless hours at coffee shops, and playing random board games with her friends. She is dedicated to pursing a career in publishing/magazine writing, and would like to write her own books in the near future. She is a God loving introvert, bubbly and at times uncontrollably shy but she's not afraid to use her voice to speak up. Some may say she is a lion at heart who will roar when she is filled with passion.