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 Tagged with viral challenge


04 August 2022

The talented gymnast and keen athlete was found with a ligature over his head at his home in Southend in April.

It's thought he was taking part in some sort of 'choking' or 'blackout' challenge; where children are encouraged to cut off oxygen until they pass out.

But it went tragically wrong, and the lack of oxygen left him with catastrophic brain injury.

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