TikTok star burned alive by ex-husband during livestream as fans hear screams

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A TikTok star died after her enraged ex-husband allegedly set her on fire during a livestream.

The 30-year-old victim, known as Black Girl Rahm on TikTok and identified as Ram in foreign reports, was attacked on September 14 in the mountainous prefecture of Aba in western China.

Her ex-partner allegedly broke into her home and carried out the brutal attack in front of family members.

Ram was left with burns that covered 90% of her body and fell into a coma, MailOnline reports.

She fought for her life in intensive care for two weeks, and was tragically pronounced dead on September 30.

Police arrested the attacker, identified only as Tang, on suspicion of intentional homicide.

Some reports suggested he launched the attack after she began divorce proceedings due to domestic violence.

The couple have two young sons.

Ram was a popular vlogger who rose to fame on Douyin, the Chinese equivalent of TikTok.

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She had more than 782,000 followers and shared her last video on September 14.

Ram performed a song and shared her best wishes with her fans.

Later on, her live broadcast cut to black before fans heard screams, Beijing Youth Daily reports.

Following the tragedy, Zhuoma asked for funds to cover Ram’s healthcare – with approximately one million yuan (£114,038) raised for the family.

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Around 60% of the funds were spent on her treatment, and the rest will be donated back to the fundraising platform.

Earlier this month, footage of a man blowing his own face off with a shotgun went viral on TikTok.

Ronnie McNutt, 33, killed himself in his Mississippi home on August 31 while he was livestreaming from his computer.

In the days afterwards, the horrific clip was reuploaded to various social media platforms including TikTok.

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A company spokesperson told Daily Star Online: "On Sunday night, clips of a suicide that had been livestreamed onFacebookcirculated on other platforms, including TikTok

"Our systems have been automatically detecting and flagging these clips for violating our policies against content that displays, praises, glorifies, or promotes suicide.

"We are banning accounts that repeatedly try to upload clips, and we appreciate our community members who've reported content and warned others against watching, engaging, or sharing such videos on any platform out of respect for the person and their family.

"If anyone in our community is struggling with thoughts of suicide or concerned about someone who is, we encourage them to seek support, and we provide access to hotlines directly from our app and in ourSafety Centre ."

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