Utah: Muai wants other families to know about her son, Tua, who went outside to play in his backyard May 11 and died there. Police believe Tua suffocated while playing the “choking game.” It’s unclear the extent to which children are self-choking because there’s not enough data to make many conclusions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added an optional question related to the choking game for the state-by-state Youth Risk Behavior Survey in 2011. Since then, only Utah, Florida, Kentucky and Montana have asked it, CDC spokesman Elizabeth Davenport said.
Netherlands: The Segbroek College in The Hague will hold commemoration on Saturday for 15-year-old Clay Haime, who passed away over the weekend. His family says that he died after participating in a social media challenge, AD reports.
Alberta: MLA Karen McPherson introduced Choking Game awareness and prevention advocates Kerri Workman and Malcolm Eyjolfson to demand action at the Alberta Legislature on May 17, 2018.
Utah: 12-year-old Tua Muai was playing with friends Friday afternoon when his mother found him unconscious and called 911.Moments before Tua had been playing the fainting game also known as the choking game with his friends, where the goal is to cut off oxygen to the brain on themselves or others to get a high or a rush. His mother hopes to prevent other tragedies by sharing her son's story.
Illinois: A letter was sent out Thursday to parents and guardians of students in the Princeton Elementary School District to make them aware of the “choking game,” which staff recently learned some students were participating in.
Pennsylvania: Family of Evan Ziemniak warning others of dangers of 'choking game'
England: choke hold the ‘pass-out challenge’ is a chilling school game where kids choke themselves out cold… and it’s left more than 80 dead
Ohio: Her only son was an honor student and an athlete who was looking forward to college. The Lucas County coroner ruled the death “suicide, deceased hanged himself,” The dead boy’s mother found that he had been communicating with a girl in another state who bragged about how long she had been able to last without passing out. The death certificate was changed to undetermined instead of suicide.
Wisconsin: A mother's warning about the choking game
Time: Kids Are Playing the 'Choking Game' to Get High. Instead, They're Dying
Wisconsin: There was a death attributed to the “Choking Game” in the Madison area within the past few weeks, bringing it back to the forefront.
Illinois: The mom says she knew immediately that her seventh-grader had attempted the popular online "pass-out challenge," also known as "the choking game," in which people cut off their breathing in an attempt to achieve a sort of euphoric high and lose consciousness. The history on his phone showed that he'd been watching videos explaining how he could tie a necktie around his neck in such a way that it would slip off when he lost consciousness. This necktie didn't.
Thailand: Thai doctor warns "Pass Out Challenge" can kill
Vermont: Wednesday at Saint Johnsbury Academy, a group of students was playing the blackout game when one of them fell unconscious and no one was there to catch him. He suffered some broken teeth and other injuries to his face.
North Carolina: Parents in Henderson County are warning the community about a dangerous game they say killed their son. Richard and Hazel Hoerz said their son Nathan was loving, funny and adventurous and they miss him everyday.
India: SC seeks government’s reply on plea to firewall Blue Whale game
India: 48 Hours Challenge — a new online ‘game’ that encourages kids to go missing
Malaysia: Now, a new challenge is making its rounds on the Internet. It's called the "pass-out game" or the "skip challenge.
Australia – Pass Out Challenge - 'My son escaped with his life but the next kid may not'
Pakistan: New Gaming Risks
New Hampshire: Newly retired state medical examiner reflects on 20-year career
AOL UK: Six disturbing online challenges every parent should watch out for this summer
South Africa: Moss said his daughter, a successful model, accidentally killed herself playing the “Choking Game”, also known as the “Pass Out” or “Black Out Challenge”.
He said he found home-made videos of Jodie on her computer after she died. They show her experimenting with the game from age 14.
NL Times: Teens don't see risks of online challenges like choking game: experts
Holland: Dutch teen, 16, killed in "choking game" Tim Reijnders' parents told his story to the newspaper to warn other parents of the dangers of this and other internet challenges.
Alaska: Auke Bay boy’s death linked to dangerous ‘choking game’ - Parents of 11-year-old Kolbjorn Arndt speak out to warn others
Colorado:Ride for Hope: The Bri Project
England: An inquest into the death of 11-year-Asad Khan has been dramatically adjourned after new evidence suggesting a 'choking game' was rife at his school emerged.
Texas: Stinnett police warn parents about "The Choking Game"
New Jersey: The death of a township student was attributed to a dangerous activity known as the “choking game,” the township superintendent of schools told parents this week.
In a memo on the Board of Education website, Superintendent of Schools Nick Markarian said "one of the tragic losses of student life we have experienced this year was the result'' of this activity, which students also call “space monkey, the fainting game and flatliner.”
Ireland: A man has said his 13-year-old son died because of a “choking game” he had found on the internet. He described his son, Conor Wilmot, as “brilliant”, very popular with his classmates and a talented rugby player. He said his son was “quirky” and a fan of Dr Who and professional wrestling.
Idaho: The fatal game making a comeback among kids and teens has many names. It is most commonly known as 'The Choking Game' and it is on the rise across the country.“I think it’s probably driven by a desire for excitement and the euphoria that is supposedly supposed to come out of losing consciousness and I think those are unknown areas for kids,” said Cynthia Campbell, Developmental Psychologist and Professor at Boise State University.
New York: A Western New York school district is warning both parents and students about the dangers of the "Pass Out" game, after student athletes played the game on a school bus.
Pennsylvania: The family of a 12-year-old Oakdale boy, Evan Ziemniak, who lost his life playing the "choking game" is hoping his story will help save lives.Matt and Dana Ziemniak co-hosted an event Thursday afternoon in Oakdale to inform parents, school counselors, nurses, police officers and others about the dangers of the game and signs to look for to prevent children from playing it. The national group Erik’s Cause will also be there.
Iowa: The social media challenge called “pass out,” (also known as “knockout,” “choking game,” “ “tap out,” “etc is often played by groups of people who partner up and cause each other to lose consciousness by choking or other means. It can also be played alone. Fort Madison District Security Officer Patrick Lamb informed parents about the matter on Tuesday. He said the game was brought to the attention of the district that students are discussing, attempting, or playing a game involving choking other students.
Colorado: Henry and Martha Suarez 's daughter Kimiko died from playing the game in 2014. Now the the Suarez's have made it their mission in life to get the word out about this deadly game
South Carolina: Family of Garrett Pope Jr hopes to educate about the dangers of the choking game
Wisconsin: March 23 would have been Jack Servi’s 17th birthday if he had not passed away in August.
South Carolina: Lancaster County School District officials hosted the first of several After-School Student Safety Forums on Tuesday at Indian Land Middle School, drawing a crowd of nearly 130 parents and students. Panelists addressed the dangers of playing the “choking game,” vehicle and bus safety, social media, drugs, gun safety and bullying.
Michigan: The principal wants parents to talk with their kids about the dangers of the choking game. He’s also putting together a team to talk about the game at school. “We know that if there are two that are reported that we know about that it’s probably happening in our school buildings and in places we don’t know about,” Root said. “Kids are probably experimenting at home as well.”
California: Parents warned of kids’ ‘choking game’ dangers. "Kids of this age will take risks," he said. "Their brains are still developing and they're still working out the balance between impulse control and decision-making."
Maryland: The loss of Isaque Oliveira is a tragedy that struck at the heart of the Blair community. He will be dearly missed by friends, family, and all of Montgomery Blair High School. By going through his texts, his family believes his actions may have been accidental as a part of a choking game.
New Jersey: The matter became public Tuesday at the municipal board of Health meeting. Board member Linda Steiner-Sichel aired the issue in response to concerns a community member brought to her about seventh-grade boys playing the game and then posting photos on Instagram, a social media site.
Texas: An incident occurred yesterday at Vidor Junior High School where students were participating in a 'choking game' they had created. One student was taken to the nurse, the parents were contacted, and the student was taken by the parent for medical assessment.
South Carolina: Harrisburg Elementary School is mourning the loss of a fourth-grade student who authorities say died of asphyxia. Few details were available Friday from Lancaster County authorities on the circumstances surrounding the death of 9-year-old Dylan Lemieux two days earlier.
England: A SCHOOLBOY accidentally hanged himself while playing in his bedroom, an inquest heard. Alfie Hyett, ten, is thought to have been experimenting when he got into difficulties.
Australia: Teen dies from 'choking game', prompting warnings for parents
Australia: QUEENSLAND emergency doctors have been treating children with injuries caused by the same deadly choking craze that claimed the life of a 13-year-old Brisbane boy. Katie Reeves, a pediatric emergency doctor at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, urged parents to talk to their kids about the fatal consequences of the internet fad.
Medscape: Youth Engaging in the 'Choking Game' -- Be on Alert
Utah: The choking game epidemic in Iron County was claiming 40 percent of children who died between the ages of five and 18 only a few years ago. With increased education in the Iron County School District, that number has plummeted to zero percent, according to Det. Mike Bleak of the Cedar City Police Department.
AAP News: The Choking Game Is One That No One Ever Wins Playing
Ohio: "He'd be 22 this year. I didn't get to watch him grow up.” Time has not healed his father's heart. "Like yesterday, I mean, I remember everything.” Cayden was out of his parents’ sight no more than 10 minutes the night of January 31, 2007.
Texas: Carson Steele of NC taped himself playing the choking game on the phone several times before he died. In ne of the videos he said, 'OK I'm getting ready to do this, hope I don't get hurt.'" KVUE sat down with Doctor Julia Hoke, a child psychologist from the Austin Child Guidance Center, to learn more about why children do this and what you can do.
Tennessee: Clayton Spice’s twin brother, Austin died 17 days before their 17th birthdays. The night he died, he, his brother and several other friends from Arlington High School were sending each other group text messages with videos of themselves playing the choking game. They think this is a game. So this could be any kid," said Dr. Debbie Greehouse, a pediatrician with knowledge of the choking game.
South Carolina: York County Coroner, Sabrina Gast says she is unaware of other deaths in York County caused by the choking game but worries the numbers are higher than some think. "It's very likely that we've had some deaths that have been ruled a suicide that actually will be lead back to this activity,” Gast explained to parents at Sullivan Middle school.
Idaho: A deadly game is back that may be popular with your child's group of friends. If you have not heard of it, it's not new. The "choking game", also known as the "fainting game", is what took the life of an eleven-year-old Idaho Falls boy, Curtis McAbee.
Brazil: 13-year-old Gustavo Detter had been playing the popular online multiplayer game - in which players are organised into teams - with his friends when they collectively lost as a team. The group allegedly blamed him - and then it's claimed his friends forced him into suffocating himself in a so called "choking game".
Alberta: Rose became concerned about the game after her daughter, who is in Grade 6, informed her that the staff at her daughter’s school had spoken to her class about the dangerous activity occurring between grade 5 and 6 students at the school.
South Carolina: According to data available from Erik’s Cause last updated in May 2016, there have been 14 deaths in South Carolina attributed to the choking game or similar “pass-out” activities. Sadly, that figure does not include Carson Steele, of Rock Hill, or Garrett Pope, Jr., of Indian Land. One week after his 14th birthday on June 18, 2016, Carson Steele died from playing the choking game. Two months later on August 31, Garrett Pope, Jr. lost his life to the same game.
Virginia: The Hess family lost their son/brother, Jacob, age 12 in March. They have set up a web site to warn others of the dangers of the choking game.
British Columbia:‘Choking game’ a fad at Cowichan Valley schools - There have been a couple of postings on local Facebook pages recently and Cowichan Valley Schools Superintendent Rod Allen said Monday that his people have also heard of incidents in two schools.
England: Lesley Edwards was visiting Orrell Water Park when the behaviour of a cheering group of 20 teenagers caught her attention. She was stunned to see one of the friends trying voluntarily to throttle himself into unconsciousness. When that didn’t work, one of his friends helped him until he passed out, banging his head in the process.
Pennsylvania: I was there watching one of these deadly games, stupidly and dangerously played by relatively normal kids with so much life ahead. These games — the ones I witnessed many years ago, and the oxygen-restricting activity known as the choking game, which was reported to have occurred recently at Tohickon Middle School – have been played forever— have been played forever.
England: A 12-year-old accidentally died playing a choking game called the 'pass out challenge' - three months after his school warned against it, an inquest heard today. Recording a conclusion of death by misadventure, Birmingham coroner Emma Brown said: 'It is clear that Karnel had been trying to experience the sensation of passing out or being close to passing out without realising the consequences of what he was doing and this led to his death.
Georgia: A Georgia mother says her son, Aundreis Bass, mimicked a “hang myself” prank video on YouTube.
Ohio: Suicide or Choking Game? experts weigh in on latest suicide involving student
Ohio: Suicide or Choking Game: Grandma speaks out
New York Post: Kids won’t stop playing the deadly ‘choking game’
Guatemala: Student collapses after pals play deadly new 'choking game' on him in school corridor
South Carolina: Garrett Pope was the typical, happy 11-year-old boy, his parents say. He also was an impressionable boy, and that led him to make a mistake that cost him his life, according to his father, Garrett Pope Sr.
Australia: Gold Coast teenager has been charged after allegedly choking a classmate, causing him to lose consciousness and suffer a serious head injury requiring surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.
England:A mother has warned parents over the dangers posed by a new internet 'choking game' craze after her 10-year-old son, Alfie Hyett,died in his room.
Australia: Jamie, Cox 15, suffered critical head injuries when he blacked out and fell to the ground after being placed in a headlock at Palm Beach-Currumbin High on Wednesday.
England: Sutton schoolboy Ryan Payne found hanged in Morden home had interest in internet 'choking game'
Ontario: Kelly LaRocque was 18 when he died from the "Choking Game;" Mom Debbie warns children, parents
British Columbia Coroners report links ‘choking game’ to Nick Lang death
Michigan: Staff at a local school are working to educate students and parents about a dangerous fad known as the pass out challenge or choking game.
Ohio: A 13-year-old Bellefontaine Middle School boy sustained facial injuries after he lost consciousness while playing a choking game Tuesday in the school gymnasium.
South Carolina: 11-year-old boy, Da’Vorious Gray, dies after playing ‘pass-out challenge’ in closet. Gray learned about the game through the social media app Kik, according to his family.
Ireland: Selina Booth's son Jack Pickles, tragically died in February 2015 after he played the 'choking game'
Alberta: Syrian refugee boy gets donated bike from parents who lost their son
South Africa: A learner from Sasolburg High School died shortly before starting his Grade 10 year earlier this month. Two other South African children have died after they played ‘the choking game’ since the beginning of the year.
North Dakota: Beaton's description of the incident aligns with similar stunts known as the "the choking game" and the "pass out challenge" that have gained in notoriety thanks to attempts being posted on social media.
Global Pediatric Health: The choking Game on YouTube: An Update
Washington Post: The deadly, persisting popularity of ‘the choking game’ - “No parent thinks their kids are asphyxiating themselves until they pass out; that’s horrifying to parents,” Linkletter, who co-authored a study about YouTube and asphyxiation games, said. “But this is the age where kids are engaging in high-risk behaviors. That’s just what they do.”
Colorado: A Colorado Springs family is mourning the loss of their 13-year-old son, Memphis Burgess, on December 10, 2015
Illinois: A conviction of a Rock Island man on charges emanating from a choking game in Geneseo in late 2012 was recently upheld by the Third District Appellate Court. “The societal interest in deterring individuals from knowingly participating in these types of activities justifies overriding an individual's right to consent,” reads the appellate decision.
New Mexico: Officials with Albuquerque Public Schools say a seventh grader at Jackson Middle was rushed to the hospital after playing the “California Pass-Out Game” with friends in the school’s bathroom. The district says the student hit their head after passing out from the game.
Archive Pediatrics (France): Choking games among 2nd and 3rd graders.
New Zealand: A 10-year-old boy is recovering after taking part in a potentially fatal schoolyard game at Auckland's Glenbrae School on Tuesday.
Wisconsin: A new skate park in Wauwatosa opened Saturday, but it means a lot more than just a safe place for kids to play. The ribbon cutting was an emotional one, for the parents of Jack Doyle, for whom the park is dedicated. Jack Doyle died too young, a victim of the choking game, but his memory lives on, through this.
Texas: Seventeen-year-old Elijah Hernandez died during a sleepover playing a wrestling game. Hernandez, who went by “Eli”, and another 17-year-old were wrestling when at one point Hernandez was put in a choke hold neck restraint and told him to “tap out”.
Wisconsin: The Space Monkey Challenge, also known as the Choking Game, has been trending in the Independence School District.
Alberta: Just over one year later, Workman and Eyjolfson worry somebody else will hear about the choking game for the first time when they’re told, “We’re sorry, there’s nothing more we could do.”
California: Tim and Karen Landrum didn't know about the deadly choking game until after their son, Matthew, had died in November. The Landrums are holding a community event at the Kern River Vets Senior Center to educate parents and kids about the deadly pass-out game at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Pennsylvania: Radnor Township School District officials moved swiftly after learning that some Radnor Middle School students might be taking part in what is known as the “choking game.”
Illinois: Urbana Middle School teachers are taking steps to educate students about the risks of self-induced fainting after a rash of incidents before, during and after school this week. A seventh-grader at UMS, didn't understand the severity of the challenge before she did it and was mimicking things she saw on YouTube.
Missouri: On March 13, Parker Hanser, a local student, was found hanging from a punching bag in his room. His mother, Jenifer, said the initial assumption was that Parker had committed suicide. “That’s what the police thought,” Jenifer said. But she didn’t. “I’m thinking, this makes no sense, this doesn’t add up.”
England: Will Hadley, 14, was found dead in his room in May 2014. "It was an absolute total shock. He was one of the happiest kids, he was full of life, no problems at school and we got on great with him." You try to prepare your kids for life… those threats and dangers, but how can you deal with something you have never heard of?"
England: "Jack loved YouTube. He had his own site on there. I think that's where he found that choking game.”
England: Heartbroken mum Selina Booth warns teens after deadly trend claims seven lives in UK
Alberta: Five weeks after their late son Bryce’s prized possession – a red BMX-style bike the 11-year-old spent months building by hand – was stolen from their backyard shed, Malcolm Eyjolfson and Kerri Workman had started to give up hope it would ever be found.
Virginia: Family of Brooke Point locker-room choking victim hires lawyers
Virginia: The approval of the new athletic code of conduct comes nearly eight months after a Brooke Point High School football player was choked from behind by another player in the locker room and suffered a concussion when he fell and struck a locker.
South Africa: Boy’s death linked to killer game
Ireland: Concerned mum urges parents to beware of new hanging craze sweeping schools
Alberta: Calgary police believe Bryce Eyjolfson died after playing the game he saw on YouTube
Alberta: Bryce, who loved to volunteering and the outdoors, was only 11. Peter Choate, MRU Assistant Professor of Social Work, discusses why kids play the choking game and how to talk to them about it.
Colorado: Funeral home turns advertising into public awareness
Ontario: The choking game has surfaced at schools in southern Ontario again.
Iowa: Andrew Community School District parents received a letter about an assembly with Jackson County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Steve Schroeder to warn of the dangers of the choking game after students seen playing in a city park over the weekend.
Australia: Three Darling Heights State School nine-year-old children became unconscious on Wednesday after intentionally cutting off the oxygen supply to each other's brains.
Missouri: District officials sent an e-mail to parents warning them about the choking game. They recently had several reports of the choking game being played by elementary and middle school students. The students use a noose or their hands to choke themselves or each other to get a feeling of euphoria.
Missouri: A mother at West Middle School said she was shocked when her daughter came home from school and told her they had played the pass out game.
England: Parents warned about a deadly new 'game' sweeping playgrounds across Britain - which involves children SUFFOCATING each other until they pass out.
Arizona: One child was choking the other and said she learned it at school. Both kids are under the age of 6. "Mike" told Kristi's Kids, "another student did it to them in school... it's a game they play and I asked her to show me and she did it to me."
Ontario: Carol Butt lost her son Jacob to the choking game in 2012. She recently spoke to some 40 physicians and residents at London’s St. Joseph’s Hospital, where only four said they’d heard of it and has organized the first Play It Safe event that will educate kids and parents regarding a number of safety issues.
Italy: Two case reports from Italy in the medical literature.
England: Schoolboy, 11, found hanged in bedroom just minutes after telling mum he was doing homework
Saudi Arabia: Five choking game case reports in the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine.
California: Mother of Choking Game Victim: "The Horror Just Stops You Cold"
North Carolina: School leaders in Macon County are warning parents about the resurgence of something called “The Pass-Out Game” after a middle school student participated twice Thursday while on a school bus.
North Carolina: Stokes County school officials warn parents about the ‘choking game’
Idaho: “We have had one incident of a student passing out and hitting their head on the floor playing this game at school,” the letter told parents. “We have already addressed this issue as a school but feel the need to notify the community as well. Please discuss the dangers of this “game” with your children.”
Nevada: Unconventional intoxicants include nutmeg, choking
Texas: Denton County sheriff warns of dangers of choking game
Pennsylvania: Paramedic Josh Stuart's knowledge of trends among youths is part of the reason he was named the chairman of the Pennsylvania EMS for Children Advisory Committee
Utah: Four children have died and Iron County School District curricula will now address it. Educators feel strongly that kids, teachers and parents be educated about the dangers of the choking game.
Pennsylvania: Cinnamon challenge? Choking game? Social media luring kids to try dangerous stunts
Utah: When he was first called to investigate Laws’ death, Cedar City Detective Mike Bleak said he had a very limited understanding of the “Choking Game.” The investigation was a life-changing experience, he said.
Illinois PTA: Advocacy in Action: What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know about the Choking Game
England: Headteacher warns of dangers of 'Choking Game' craze one year after Cornwall student Sam Thomas, 12, went into a coma.
Delaware: The Internet is littered with memorial pages dedicated to children who died "playing the game." There's a page for 13-year-old Colin Michael Russell, of Tacoma, Washington. Colin was captain of his soccer team, a cellist, skateboarder, surfer and snowboarder, but he died in 2005, according to a website in his honor. There's a page for Erik Robinson, a sixth-grader who dreamed of going to West Point and into the military but who died in 2010.
Delaware: A14-year-old Felton boy died over the weekend. Investigation in progress but troopers are urging parents to talk with their kids "about games that have a person tie an object around their neck to the point of passing out to obtain a euphoric high." Keri Anderson lost her brother Joshua to the choking game 3 years ago in Iowa.
AAP NEWS: Children accidentally choking themselves for a brief ‘high’
Ireland: Dr Nick Flynn, a GP at Union Quay, Medical Centre, Cork, warned that the risks associated with the challenge include fainting, hypoxia (when the brain is deprived of oxygen), seizures, brain damage, and death.
Colorado: Martha Garnett, a Calhan mother, didn't know about the choking game or any of those slang words associated with it, until her 15-year-old daughter Kimi died.
Iowa: Storm Lake Woman Arrested After Playing "Pass Out Game" With Kids. Son passed out, hit head on table.
Norway: Children as young as 10 years old are trying to strangle each other until they fall unconscious. They record the 'game' called "Choking Game" on camera phones and the trend is to post the footage on social media and video-sharing websites, such as Snap Chat.
South Carolina: School officials say they’re holding the class in the wake of the death of a student who may have been playing the game. Miller said knowledge is part of the problem. Few tweens and teens, whether participating in the activity or not, know precisely what can happen.
Colorado: Kimi Garnett was a beautiful 15-year-old girl with a big smile. She was a straight-A student, a standout athlete, and well-liked by her classmates in Calhan.
Texas: The Choking Game: "It's Not a Game If No One Wins"
New York Daily News: Deadly teenage craze ‘The Choking Game’ returns on social media
Missouri: Fourteen-year-old Troy Zalaback played the choking game, but this thrill seeking contest that teens see as fun, turned deadly for Leslie`s only son.
North Carolina: The terrifying actions are taking place on sidewalks, and in homes across the country. Teens can be heard laughing hysterically at their friends losing consciousness, but Gillett says this is no laughing matter.
Psychology Today: The Choking Game Is Not Just a Movie
CNN iReport: The Choking Game: Bringing Awareness To America
CNN iReport: The Choking Game with Director Lane Shefter Bishop
Texas: Hughes says just last week, a 19 year old man from Wichita Falls died in the Metroplex playing this game and police say they've seen a child as young as five year old fall victim to this trend in Wichita County.
Illinois: The move comes after school officials say two students were playing the so-called "hanging game" in one of the boys' bathrooms earlier this week, in which the two second-graders were hanging from their shirt collars on a bathroom stall door hook.
Arizona: "It was an athletic bandage that had Velcro. He'd wrap it around his neck. He would lean forward until he felt that he was almost ready to pass out,” Michelle Osbourne said as she described in detail what her 16-year-old son, Nick, would do inside his bedroom.
Pennsylvania: Moon Area School District officials and parents are working to stop students in the district from playing a potentially dangerous “game.”
Nebraska: Howard County Sheriff Harold Schenck said at a press conference on Tuesday that the unattended death of Jackson W. Dinsdale, 21, of Grand Island was the result of Dinsdale intentionally cutting off oxygen by partially suspending himself with a collar to induce a temporary fainting and euphoria.
Minnesota: Five seventh-grade Dover-Eyota Middle School students were recently given one-day suspensions for playing the "pass out game,"
Missouri: Sheriff says 'choking game' resulted in death of 21 year-old Jackson Dinsdale
ABC 20/20: Deadly games popular among teens: Kristina Fields believes her son Luie Fields died from playing the choking game
Colorado: How common is the choking game at Carson Middle School?
Colorado: The news of a mother from Fort Carson who believes her son died from playing the “choking game” last month in the bathroom at Carson Middle School, hit Petra Verhoeven-Jordan in her gut.
Colorado: Mom believes son died from choking game, not suicide in middle school bathroom
Ontario: One year later: parents remember Aja Chandler, victim of the 'choking game'
California: Two parents had to rush their children from Crystal Middle School to the hospital Thursday and emergency vehicles were at the school Friday to respond to other incidents involving children playing the “Choking Game”
New Jersey: And according to school officials some Tenafly School District middle school students are playing the dangerous game.
South Africa: Gavin Cocks of GASP says this game has unfortunately never gone away. Once they explain to parents and teachers what the game actually is, many come forward saying that they played it in some form or another when they were at school.
South Africa: Boy (9) accidentally hangs himself
Deadline.com: Freya Tingley stars in The Choking Game based on the novel Choke by Diana Lopez
Maine : Survey shows troubling trend among teens
Minnesota: With the one-year anniversary of Vincent Kafka’s death this month, his family is hoping to raise awareness for the dangerous activity that has left untold youths dead or permanently disabled.
California: The urgent message from the principal at George Sargeant Elementary School came after paramedics were called when a student passed out in class. “Several students then told me some of the fourth- and fifth-graders had been playing the pass-out game for the last several months,” the message said.
Wisconsin: Helpful couple at cemetery dig up gift for late son's skate-park dream
Pennsylvania: Help for Families: Could my kids be playing the 'choking game?'
South Africa: Gerard Kuhn was a normal 16-year-old who spent January 4 braaiing and swimming with his family in Sasolburg.He said to his stepfather: “Sien Jou Nou Nou Oom”, (see you later, uncle) when he went to his room.But he didn’t come out.
Indiana: Nancy Hiller knew something was wrong when she arrived home from work the evening of Jan. 2.
Oregon: Beaverton boy rushed to hospital after being choked at school
Tennessee: Over the last two weeks physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have seen two cases of what is believed to be children playing the “choking game.” Safety experts warn that children who play this game may have very little idea of how dangerous it can be.
Tennessee: Gavin suffered a concussion and was unresponsive on the locker room floor. He had to be flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was placed in intensive care.
Ontario: Exclusive: Chandler family hopes P.S.A. will help prevent choking game deaths
California/South Africa: Surfing Champ Shaun Tomson Recounts Losing Son To ‘Choking Game’
Rhode Island: A Rock Island man was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday for Class 3 felony aggravated battery in connection with a choking game with a 15-year-old in Geneseo last winter.
Salon.com: Death by the Choking Game-When my best friend lost her son, she discovered the awful truth behind the "Good Kids' High"
Ireland: A teenager who ended up on life support after the game went wrong was in a stable condition in Temple Street Children's Hospital last night.
Utah: Ogden Avenue School sent out an email to parents Friday afternoon after a parent reported that kids were playing the "choking game" in the park, police said Tuesday.
Utah: Between July 2009 and this year, Cedar City Police Detective Mike Bleak has investigated four deaths in Iron County from what is being called the "choking game."
Florida: When her grandson died suddenly, Carol Smith was stunned. At first police called it suicide. They'd found 13-year-old Eddie DeJesus hanging from a bar in his closet. Later, they determined that the middle schooler was practicing autoerotic asphyxiation
Montana: Shane Arnott and Devin Carlson hope the 2013 Connor Arnott Memorial Blaze a Trail Project will continue to spread awareness about the choking game that claimed Connor Arnott in 2010 when he was 14 years old
California: Since losing his son in 2006, former surfing star , Shaun Tomson, is urging today’s youth not to succumb to peer pressure. It’s the one lesson he didn’t get a chance to teach his own son, Matthew, who died while playing the choking game.
Texas: It's called the "choking game." It's made its way to Big Country school districts – Roby and Rotan.
Wisconsin: Jeana Monroe's heart broke the day her son died because of the choking game. Now, she's appearing in public service announcements to help educate parents about this very real danger.
England: The mother of a 16-year-old boy who died in a ‘fainting’ game has received support from Prime Minster David Cameron.
Australia: Doing the Funky Chicken-Australian Medical society concerned
England: Sam Thomas, 12, and his friends had been copying an internet video instructing how to use the dangerous “fainting game” to achieve a momentary high. He passed out, hit a tree and was in a coma for 36 hours
Australia: A student was caught teaching others the dangerous activity at a north-western Sydney high school; The Daily Telegraph first reported on the dangerous game in 2008, when a mother whose 14-year-old son accidentally strangled himself warned parents to watch their children closely.
Washington: Police say a 12-year-old boy hanged himself in Wenachee, and it appears to be accidental.
Wisconsin: A disturbing video surfaced at a Waukesha County school of three eighth-grade boys playing a potentially deadly game.
North Carolina: After 13-year-old David Chavis died, Jeff and Josie found out about the Choking Game.
Idaho: Fundraiser to restore fire apparatus to raise awareness of the choking game.
Florida Department of Health: The Choking Game—A Game with Deadly Consequences
South Africa: GASP South Africa is a nationwide campaign set up to fight this “game” with the most powerful weapon at our disposal: Education.
Illinois: A 19-year-old Rock Island man has been charged with Class 3 aggravated battery after an incident involving a choking game in Geneseo.
Minnesota: 13-year-old Rajahnae Smith experienced a massive seizure-like episode a day after playing the game with friends last Wednesday.
Kentucky: WCPO News reported today that Tony Conley, 16, accidentally strangled himself with a dog leash
Minnesota: Rajahnae's school, Edgewood Middle School, released a letter to parents reminding them to have a conversation with their children about the "choking game." The letter says it can also be called the "fainting game" or even "space monkeys."
UK/Colorado: Teen becomes the second boy in two years to die in small Colorado town after strangling himself for a high in a 'choking game'
Colorado: When Discovery Canyon ninth-grader Sean Hill died Friday in his northern Colorado Springs home after apparently playing the 'choking game, he became the second District 20 student to succumb to the game in less than three years.
Alabama: When Linda Lindberg went to wake up her son Alex for school on January 30 of this year, she knew something was terribly wrong.
Illinois: Brody Hageman died April 4, 2012, and his friends held a candlelight vigil at the school the next day. At an inquest that followed in May, a Peoria County coroner’s jury declared his death an accident.
Illinois: A Bloomington-based behavioral health provider has treated about a dozen youths who have participated in “The Choking Game” in the past year.
North Carolina: The death of a Swain County teen is hitting one local family hard. The sheriff's office says 16-year-old Nathan Southards died three weeks ago from the choking game.
Scotland: A schoolboy, Ryan Stobbs, 13, was found hanged at home after he finished his paper round
England: Lynette Hegarty, from Strabane, spoke out following an incident when her son lost consciousness while attempting the game with friends. Gerard McGarrigle, an 11-year-old pupil at Holy Cross College, was rushed to hospital on Wednesday night after being found unconscious at Springhill Park.
Ontario: Ever since Annette Latouf's son, Justin, died in July 2011 of the ‘choking game,’ the Windsor mom has been second guessing herself as a parent.
Ontario: “He was pretty much your typical 12-year-old; always happy, always smiling,” said Jacob's mother, Carol Butt, remembering her first-born son who loved to climb trees and play with his brother Jordan, 16 months his junior.
Wisconsin: Five Wisconsin families came together to discuss their common bond: All five lost sons to the choking game
Pennsylvania: In an email to parents Friday, Council Rock School District Superintendent Mark Klein said there have been reports of students playing the “fainting game,” which involves various actions to cause hyperventilation and fainting.
Wisconsin: RJ Monroe's mother has a serious message for parents: learn about the choking game and make sure your teens know how dangerous it is.
Pennsylvania: In the Bangor Area School District, Superintendent Frank DeFelice issued a letter to all parents and guardians warning them of the choking game after he said school officials “became aware that some of our students have voluntarily engaged in the dangerous activity.”
England: Marlow Izaac Myers, a 12-year-old boy who was killed in a tragic accident in his Cambridge home may have been playing a prank on his mother, an inquest has heard.
Pennsylvania: A Pine-Richland father contacted and spoke about it with Pine-Richland Patch after seeing a cell phone video of his daughter playing the game recently
Pennsylvania: A 12-year-old Swiftwater, Gabriel Crumb, boy died Saturday of an accidental hanging, Monroe County Coroner Bob Allen said.
Idaho: A firefighter for 12 years, Brandon Rasmussen thought he’d heard of everything that could harm his children. Then, in March, his 10-year-old son, Austin, died after playing the “choking game.”
Wisconsin: On Thursday, the medical examiner officially ruled the death of RJ Monroe an accident -- asphyxia while playing the choking game
Wisconsin: Racine mother believes son is victim of choking game
England: 14-year-old Liam Hardy was found hanging at his grandparents home. He is thought to be the latest victim of the 'fainting game'
Ireland: One local primary school became so concerned last week that they sent home a letter to all parents warning about the dangers of the game. Another sent a text to parents after learning that the potentially deadly game was being played in the school yard.
Ireland: A School has reassured parents that safety is its priority after a coroner expressed concern about the possible existence of a choking 'game' following the death of a student.
Utah: 13-year-old Tristan Farnsworth was found hanging from a belt in his closet last month in Clearfield, but it wasn’t a suicide. His family and police say Tristan appears to be the latest victim of a dangerous activity
Missouri: This Thursday, 10-11-12, Parents Unite to Raise Awareness of Kids’ Choking Game
Saskatchewan: Very few parents really know about the high-risk behaviours their kids are up to nowadays,” explained Dawn Dawson, mother of Zachary Dawson whose body was discovered in the basement of the family’s house on Oct. 14, 2011.
California: We received an anonymous tip that multiple students at John Glenn Middle School in Indio had recorded themselves with a cell phone playing the game.
Washington: Ed4Ed joins others in Choking Game Awareness Day
Texas: Reading story after story about kids still playing the fainting game and many dieing from it, I felt like 15 years after my own accident I should share my story in hopes of raising awareness, educating parents and their kids, and hopefully saving some lives.
California: Auburn couple who lost son, Justin Butler, to choking game two years ago work for awareness on deadly danger
ABC Good Morning America: David Nuno became the latest teenager to die in a freak accident this week trying to duplicate a stunt he saw on YouTube called the "good kids' high."
Montana: On Saturday, Oct. 6th, the family will host the first annual Connor Arnott Memorial Blaze a Trail Project and free chili feed at the Bass Creek Recreation Area’s Larry Creek Group Camp starting at 11 a.m.
California: According to police David Nuno, 15, lost consciousness and landed on a glass which slashed his carotid artery causing him to bleed to death.
Wisconsin: Parents in South Milwaukee are being warned about the choking game” after 12-year-old Gabe Witek died over the weekend from apparent suffocation.
Ontario: Guelph Police are out with a warning about a potentially fatal game high school kids have been playing. Over the last few days, Guelph Police have noted 4 separate cases of this activity.
Indiana: The coroner has determined that Isaiah Shell died last Friday from accidental positional asphyxiation as a result of the choking game.
Culture of Safety: The choking game
Australia: Toowoomba mum Kelly Macgowan believes a dangerous "choking game" killed her beautiful 12-year-old daughter Candace.
New Zealand: Sunset Primary School board of trustees chairman Richard Totton said eight children, boys and girls aged between 10 and 11, were playing a choking game in the school grounds about 7.30pm on Friday, June 22.
Australia: Students at Belmont High have been caught taking part in a dangerous game
California: Auburn couple who lost son to choking game work for awareness on deadly danger. Justin Butler was 16 when he died; Parents want their message to resonate with others
Belgium: The choking game claims first Belgian victim, a 10-year-old boy.
Australia: Education officials have confirmed reports a number of Caloundra State High School students have been suspended after they played a "choking" game last week.
Ohio: Dr. Ramey, Children’s Medical Center: I was a bit uncertain about the extent of this problem until I began asking young people, including my own 13-year-old daughter, about whether they ever heard of this activity. In my totally unscientific poll, I was rather surprised that about two-thirds of the kids I spoke with had knowledge about this activity
New Zealand: The family of a 13-year-old boy left unconscious and bleeding this week with a hole in his lip say someone will die if young people continue playing a schoolyard game that causes blackouts.
Today Show: Game Over. Parents of Paige Klick and Kevin Tork interviewed
Virginia: Sentara Leigh Hospital nurse receives award for choking game education work.
Illinois: Parents alerted - small group of students at the school was playing the pass out game before their gym class started, causing one student to need to see the school nurse
Georgia: In 2008, Alesa Summers died playing the “choking game,” a little-known practice at the time that provides a sense of euphoria before someone passes out
Iowa: Monday night the Maquoketa Middle School principal sent out a message over the phone to middle school parents that said, "Today we had a serious incident with a few students involving a risky activity called the choking game."
Ohio: In Portage County, Brimfield police now speak to school groups about the dangers after a student died in Brimfield. "All of them knew what it was,"said Sgt. David Knarr, "and a lot of them have participated in this style of game." Nancy Bass M.D. said she knows of five fatalities locally and believes public education can save lives.
New Zealand: Teen's hanging 'accidental' - coroner
The Week: The disturbing rise of the deadly childhood 'choking game'
US News and World Report: The 'Choking Game' and Other Dangerous Games Your Kids Should Avoid
Newswise: Teen ‘Choking Game’ Exemplifies Fuzzy-Trace Theory
NPR: Deadly `choking game’ comes with big risks
NBC My Health News: Kids who play 'choking game' may take other risks, too
Oregon: Oregon Youth Say They Played 'Choking Game'-Bend Pediatrician, Concerned Parents Speak Out
ABC Nightline: Judy Rogg founded Erik’s cause after losing her son to the choking game. Kids are telling other the idea that this is safe in person and via uploads to YouTube. Her educational program helps teach children the real dangers.
South Africa: According to reports from Die Burger, it was suspected that Caydon van Wyk, 10, was attempting to play the game “hang-hang”.
ABC Nightline: Derek Gall found a YouTube video that promised a safe way to pass out and fractured his skull trying it at school
South Carolina: In honor of what would have been Laurian's 15th birthday, parents Erik and Jonelle Baaske, and her brother, Charles, delivered more than $800 in animal food, blankets, towels, cleaning and office supplies and paper products to the Palmetto Animal League.
Idaho: A 10-year-old boy, Austin Rasmussen, in Idaho died from self-inflicted strangulation after playing a "choking game," a coroner determined. "What had happened was Austin strangled himself playing the choking game and was unable to recover,"
Canada: But the Canadian researchers also raise the popularity of the choking game — also known as blackout, flatliner and other names… Children who unintentionally die while playing the choking game might be misclassified as suicides, they said, “especially when the ‘game’ is played alone.”
Texas: Misty Rawlins lost her son, Zach, to ‘The Choking Game’ a year ago this week.
Michigan: When Kassi Gilbert found the strange markings on her daughter’s face — splotches that appeared with no apparent explanation — she did what any parent might do and got her to the emergency room. Six days later, 14-year-old Abigaille Giamporcaro of Canton was dead.
Faze Magazine: What your friends may consider “just a game” has extremely dangerous side effects.
Your Teen Magazine: Warning: The choking game
Texas: Plano ISD officials are warning parents about a dangerous game that some students may be playing
Oregon: Risky 'choking game' crops up at South Eugene.
Iowa:On November 21, 2011 the life of my little brother was taken by the "Choking Game". My family and I are trying to get the awareness out about this "game". We don't want it to happen to any other family. Parents need to be aware of this. It is real and taking lives.
Texas: The investigators conducted a survey of 837 university students and found that 16 percent reported having played the choking game and 72 percent of those students said they had done so more than once. The average age when students first played the choking game was 14, and 90 percent of those who had played the game first heard about it from peers.
Hawaii: Students at an Oahu middle school are playing a potentially deadly game that has school administrators and neurologists extremely concerned.
Georgia: Riley’s grief led her to launch a campaign — The Life of Riley Organization Inc; No game, No shame — to generate national awareness about the deadly adolescent activity she believes killed her son.
Texas: Study Finds Choking Game Prevalent Among Texas Teens
South Carolina: Two South Carolina teens have been awarded $500,000 each in a lawsuit over the so-called "choking game" at a Clarendon County camp for children of deployed soldiers or those preparing to go overseas.
England: The family of a 12 year old boy, William Stanesby, a talented pupil at one of the country’s top grammar schoolswho died playing a ‘choking game’, have called for greater public warnings about the deadly craze.
Ohio: There were two recent incidents at Gurney Elementary School with second grade boys holding their breath, and one child collapsed
New York: NY S Dept of Health issues warning about the choking game. New York is not immune, kids have been reported playing and Joey Cox died in 2006
California: San Mateo County sheriff's investigators are working the case as a suicide, but the coroner told the family it appeared to be something else. "That a lot of children played the choking game and that's what it looked like it was," said Elisabeth Piefer, Dylan’s mom. The choking game has been around for years, but it's spreading because of online videos.
Illinois: Authorities believe 20 year old Justin Dale died after he may have been playing a choking game that is popular among some young people.
Wisconsin: Thailan Cash’s parents say they warned him about the “choking game,” the dangerous activity that involves cutting off the supply of oxygen to the brain in order to induce a high.
Tennessee: Spencer’s love of community service and excitement about blood donation is the reason Cathy Moore chooses to honor her son’s memory with an annual blood drive.
Texas: Staff at Albert Lea’s Southwest Middle School feel they’ve responded well to a dangerous, sometimes fatal trend with students.
England: Gill Ayre’s son Harry died in April last year after playing “the choking game”, which is also known as “pass out”, “airplaning” and “wallbanger”.
Saskatchewan: Last month, Sean and Dawn Dawson of Saskatoon had to face every parent’s worst nightmare: the death of their 13-year-old son Zachary
Australia: The parents of 15-year-old Abigail Corthals, who choked herself to death in an attempt to achieve a euphoric high. have warned other parents to become aware of ‘‘the choking game’’
Georgia/Florida: Brent Sygert's family didn't know about the choking game until the coroner told them. "The coroner told us that they had two other kids the same night. One was 13, one was 15," said Edith Riley.
North Carolina: As they reflected on memories of Justin Hartsell, his family and friends also hope to make people aware of “The Choking Game,” which cost him his life.
Ireland: A daring game that encourages young people to take part in self-inflicted fainting spells is taking place in a number of local schools
Minnesota: Choking incident leads to suspensions of 3 seniors
Missouri: A potentially deadly game played by teens has resurfaced in the St. Louis Metropolitan area. Parkway School District warms parents and staff.
South Carolina: A recent incident involving a Hilton Head Island Middle School student who played the "choking game" at school has administrators acting quickly to warn students of its dangers.
Montana: In 2008, Kirsten Pabst’s efforts to resuscitate her son failed. Sam LaCroix, a sixth grader, would die later at a Seattle Children's Hospital.
Singapore: Students counseled after found videotaping themselves playing choking game
England: Forced fainting may have caused William Stanesby's death
Hawaii: I have learned of a game being played today by our youth. It is called “faith,” but it is known by many other different names such as, “blackout,” “passout,” etc.
Ohio: Eleven-year-old Brian Glaze died of asphyxiation on August 13. Brimfield Police Chief David Blough says he and investigators do not believe Brian was trying to kill himself.
Colorado: Gian-Luc was remembered as an outstanding athlete, a straight- a student, and, as his mother, Petra Jordan, described it, a unique spirit. Gian-Luc Jordan died while playing the so-called “choking game,” a dangerous way young people try to get high without taking any drugs. Michelle Rivera has spent three years trying to get word out about the risky activity. "You're playing with your life,” she said. The pink bracelet Rivera wears is for her daughter Samantha, who also died by the “choking game.”
Colorado: Choking game takes life of 12-year-old Gian-Luc Jordan
Colorado: "Awareness is the key word that I would like to get out to other parents out there," says Luca's Father Henry Jordan, "because this totally caught me off guard there were no signs."
Kentucky: That was not how life was supposed to end for Tyler Biven. He was 17 and about to be a senior at PRP High School
South Africa: A tragedy brought the Tomson legend back into public view in 1996, when his 15-year-old son, Mathew, died accidentally while playing the “choking game”
New Zealand: The accidental death of a Tauranga boy playing a choking game has led to a coroner's request that teachers and parents throughout New Zealand be educated to recognise the warning signs.
Osteopathic Physicians Call for Better Education Among Teachers, Parents and Children About Potentially Fatal 'Choking Game'
Kentucky: Two years ago, Hayley Cunningham lost her cousin to a deadly game she'd never heard of.
Idaho: When the boys at the skate park found out about Skyler Smith’s death, their eyes grew wide. Adam Moreno, 13, had played football with Skyler, he said. Moreno tried the choking game once, but “not anymore.”
Georgia: A concerned parent sent News 12 exclusive video of a group of Cross Creek students "passing out" over the weekend with their church youth director
Today Show: Parents of Paige Klick and Kevin Tork interviewed
Minnesota: A Maple Grove couple is hoping to raise awareness of a dangerous game following the death of their daughter. Thirteen-year-old Paige Klick died last week and her family believes she was a victim of the choking game.
Georgia: Erik and Jonelle Baaske lost their 13-year-old daughter Laurian to the game. They'd never even heard of it until the night they found their daughter in her closet
Georgia: 10-year-old Henderson Wang dies playing choking game
Alabama: Beth Petrone’s son, Drew Wright, died as a result of the choking game
Florida: At Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, emergency room doctor Peter Antevy said within the past six months he's noticed a spike in the number of cases of teens coming in with bloodshot eyes, marks on their necks and complaining of headaches. The parents of Izaac d'Aquin in Miami-Dade have created a memorial website after they say their son died in October because of the game.
Florida: After learning that a number of her students were routinely playing the game, Krista Herrera, the principal at Glades Middle School in Miramar, launched an awareness campaign for parents.
Washington: Wahkiaum High students learn about the dangers of playing tap out one week after a student was injured in the school locker room.
Georgia: Parents of children in Fulton County are meeting Monday night at 7pm and the Milton Center to learn more about high-risk behaviors including something called "the choking game" after 13 year old Sanders Marshall, died last month.
Wisconsin: An area clean up day has been slated in memory of Grant Evensen who passed away two years ago due to the choking game
California: 13-year-old urged to play choking game in school bathroom, had convulsions and dental trauma totaling $ 14K when friend let go
South Carolina: 10-year-old tells mom that some of the kids were playing this game at a party. “he didn't call it the pass out game but he explained to me that they were trying to get kids to pass out,"
North Carolina: "The boys were choking one another in the bathrooms, boys locker rooms," McLeod said. "
Michigan: A recent “choking game” incident at Addison Community Schools has prompted officials there to remind students and parents about the dangers of the trend
Montana: Family Health: ‘Choking game’ is no gam
New Zealand: The coroner's report highlighted a significant increase in the number of deaths caused by asphyxiation, partly due to the choking game. Dr Bain called on experts to assist in
Alabama: Andrew Wright, known to most as Drew, died Monday afternoon after being hospitalized for four days from playing the "choking game." Wright's mother, Beth McNair, said she knew about the game and had talked about it with her son. Still, she didn't think it was something he was doing.
Switzerland: Jeux du foulard / choking games continue to seriously injure, kill young people
Colorado: It all started when Meeker High School freshman Calvin Shepherd was watching an episode of Criminal Minds. During the episode characters learn of ‘choking game.’ When he realized kids across the country actually played the choking game he started to write about the dangers of it for the high school newspaper. Thanks to Calvin shepherd Ken Tork will be visiting the Meeker area February 24th and 25th.
Utah: Cedar City mother of Jaden Laws knows all too well how serious this game really is
Utah: Ahmed Ahmed, 11, thought it looked fun. "I thought it was a good game. I didn't know it was a dangerous game."
Canada: Anne Phillips who lost her son to “The choking game” several years ago interviewed on 570 news radio
Michigan: A suburban Detroit mother whose 11-year-old son, Brandon Stine, died while playing a "choking game" says she hopes other parents will learn from her son’s mistake
Georgia: Tina Smith left a flyer at our office that called attention to the dangers of what some kids call the “choking game” which took the life of her son, Tyler Matherly.
Pennsylvania: Nazareth student found delinquent in choking case
Pennsylvania: Students in the Danville Area School District are playing a deadly game
Russia: Several teenage deaths caused by asphyxia have been registered in Moscow in the past few months. The police are convinced that children fell victims of new “games” aimed at experiencing euphoria.
California: Erik and Kendall Butler’s son, Justin Butler, an athlete and A student who had scored his first varsity football touchdown only two days before his death, had done something stupid. Something his parents - he a civil engineer, she a nurse - had never thought to include in their "teenager talks" about drinking and driving, sex and drugs: self-asphyxiation.
New Zealand: Parents are being urged to be vigilant after text messages encouraging a lethal choking game were sent to two South Auckland girls, prompting one to accidently kill herself.
Colorado: A 13-year-old was rushed to the hospital after participating in the dangerous game called, “The Choking Game.” The girl and three of her friends played the potentially deadly game in the bathroom during lunch at Everitt Middle School, as reported by KDVR. Gabrielle Abuzahra broke her left eye socket, fractured her sinus bone, sustained a concussion and required seven stitches as a result of playing the game. “My friend choked me until I passed out. I fell flat on the floor,” said Abuzahra.
Australia: Queensland schools are trying to stop their students playing a choking game that's led to one Coolum teenager to fall unconscious.
Nebraska: Victim's family fights 'choking game'
Washington: The game turned dangerous at Friday Harbor Middle School, when a student passed out and was treated by paramedics and taken to Inter Island Medical Center.
Ohio: 13 –year- old Brock allowed one of his classmates at school to put him in a chokehold and Brock had to resist as long as he could. Brock ended up passing out and having a seizure
Michigan: 'Choking game' had deadly results for Ann Arbor teenager, Marika West
Montana: Sam LaCroix was a curious 12-year-old boy who loved science, ballet, theater and the arts, but his life was cut short because of a dangerous game of asphyxiation that appears to be gaining popularity among schoolchildren.
England: Mother-of-five Jo Mison said she was convinced that her son Tyler had died after experimenting with a "choking game" and said parents and people working with children should be made aware of the dangers.
Australia: A schoolyard game that involves young people choking themselves to get a sudden rush is thought to be behind the death of a 12-year-old Tauranga boy.
Indiana: Parents learn danger of choking game from grieving family of Zach Wise
Italy: Dangerous games: Balconing and choking games are killing young people
England: Sian, 13, killed by `rebirth’ choking
Australia: Teens toy with death online
Illinois: Rebekah Toia’s death — and that of 14-year-old Angelena Ohanessian who died the same way two weeks earlier — have prompted Chicago police to issue an alert to parents about the dangers of the “choking game.”
England: Harry Robinson, 13, accidentally dies while attempting new internet craze 'the choking game'
Missouri: A grieving mother is warning other parents about a dangerous trend among teenagers. Her daughter, Leilani Graves, died playing what’s known as the Choking Game.
United Arab Emirates: If you overhear your child using words such as hangman, flatliner, dark hole or space monkey in conversation with their friends, be on high alert. All these are just nicknames for the same games.
California: The Child Death Review Team is a countywide taskforce that reviews and evaluates child deaths in order prevent future occurrences. The review resulted in 10 recommendations and actions, including warnings about the fatal effects of “the choking game” (self-strangulation to induce euphoria).
Tennessee: Daniel Sheppard, from White House, Tenn., died while playing the game.
California: For the last few weeks Judy Rogg has been trying to come to terms with how her 12-year-old son, Erik Robinson, died.
California: The Santa Paula Elementary School District told parents in a letter last week about a recent incident in which two Isbell Middle School students were taken to the hospital after engaging in a "choking game."
Texas: Losing a child is the worst thing any parent could imagine. And for Sharon Faber the only thing worse would be not sharing her daughter Aurianna Taylor's story and possibly saving another family from the same heart ache.
Huffington Post: 'Choking Game' Alarms Police, Parents
Alabama: Stacy Browning speaks out about death of son Taylor Parmer
Nebraska: The Butler County Sheriff's Office believes Drew Fiala died from suffocation while trying something known among children and teenagers as "the choking game."
Dr. Oz: The Choking Game
Maine: Bangor doctor says choking game ‘common’
Alaska: To the editor: March 29 will mark the fifth anniversary of the death of my son, Andrew Freeman. He died while participating in the “choking game.”
New Zealand: Education authorities are warning of a deadly choking game that has reached New Zealand.
Louisiana: A new trend is silently killing Mid-South teenagers, but Kelly Brainerd didn't know about it until it was too late – after her son Jay Smith died.
New York Times: Many Doctors Unaware of the Choking Game
Texas: Safety officials warn against `choking game’. In 2006, Marc Anthony Morales, a 15-year-old Stony Point High School student, died from the activity. A group that tracks such deaths found that at least three children in the Austin area have died from the activity.
Michigan: Alex Wentz was a kid with extraordinary potential
England: Schoolgirl, 10, accidently hanged herself with dressing gown cord as she danced to Lady Gaga
Texas: Andy Sustata, Region 18 consultant, speaks Monday night to parents, students and school members about the dangers of The Choking Game.
Maine: David Quimby and Sherry Williams first learned about it while investigating the death of their 18 year old son, Alex Quimby
New York: “Through the investigation, we started to find out there are probably 20 students from the middle school who either witnessed it or took part in it,” Mr. Trietley said. “We then heard … that a couple of our kids did it in the bathroom here.”
Time Magazine: A Dangerous Pastime for Teens: The Choking Game
Oregon: Based on results of the 2008 Oregon Youth Survey, nearly 6 percent of Oregon eighth-graders — approximately 2,600 — have engaged in potentially deadly choking games
England: Shocking videos of teenagers choking; parents of victims Jess and Mike interviewed
Ohio: "The choking game is vastly under-reported," said Dr. Nancy Bass, co-author of the study and a pediatric neurologist with Rainbow. "Hanging deaths in teens are often considered suicide, but in reality the age for suicide is a few years older. These usually are kids from 9 to 15."
Pediatrics: The Choking Game: Physician Perspectives
American Medical News: "Choking game" needs to be on physicians' radar
LA Times: Some physicians don't even know the activity exists, but, due in part to YouTube videos, more and more children are playing it.
California: It was a game gone deadly wrong. Jason was 15, and leaves behind a mother, father, sister, and many relatives and friends shocked and devastated by their loss. Nobody had a clue.
The Early Show: Brian and Malani O'Connor, first heard of the choking game from a nurse in the emergency room the night their 12-year-old son, Evan, died nearly three years ago.
Germany: Experts warn parents of 'fainting game' after teen death
Texas: Many Doctors Unaware of 'Choking Game'. For a local student who has played the choking game, it wasn't about getting high. In fact he didn't know anything about it at all. "We were all just hanging out, listening to music, watching TV - South Park and stuff like that," said "John." "One of my friends was like, hey pass me out for no reason whatsoever. And I saw it being done and then we all just kind of took turns doing it."
New Jersey: Kevin Rush died of anoxic brain injury three days after being taken to the hospital; authorities believe it may have been a result of a choking game
Wisconsin: Mike and Judy Doyle work to educate parents about the choking game and raise money for skateboard park in honor of son Jack.
Washington: Kalama police are looking into reports that a group of teenagers participated in a game in which they choked each other until they passed out.
Nebraska: Parents, teachers warned to watch for symptoms of autoasphyxia
Wisconsin: The family of a 14-year-old Oxford girl, Elena Thornton, who died Thursday at her home said it was the result of playing a choking game.
Russia: Teen explains that choking game is common after death of boy, Anton
Connecticut: High school officials send warning home after student video of choking game found
Texas: Pasadena school board member Vickie Morgan talks to a recent convention of school board members and administrators about the choking death of her daughter, Jenny.
Injury Prevention: Asphyxial games or “the choking game”: a potentially fatal risk behaviour
Michigan: It had been a perfectly normal August day when 13-year-old Maiya Bowman decided to play a game.
Alabama: Four years ago, Jonathan Kelly watched friends play the game. He later tried it alone at home and accidentally choked to death.
Australia: Authorities issued an urgent warning yesterday after a 19-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious facial injuries on the weekend after playing the "choking game" with friends at Stockton.
Wisconsin: 17 year old boy from Columbus is dead, apparently after playing "the choking game" at his home Friday evening, around 5:30, the parents of Mack Jensen found his body in the upstairs of their home in Columbus
New Jersey: Deadly kids 'choking game' hits close to home in Warren County
Wisconsin: Columbus teen, Mack Jensen, dies after choking game
Clinical Pediatrics: The Choking Game and YouTube: A Dangerous Combination
Wales: Pupils at Bryn Tawe comprehensive school were playing the game “take me down” during lunch when the teenager collapsed and stopped breathing.
Georgia: Choking Game Kills Jefferson Teen Michael Nalley
Australia: Two boys, aged 14 and 15, from different high schools, were taken to Bundaberg Hospital emergency department on consecutive days after passing out and falling over during school hours.
Switzerland: Florent’s death follows that of another teen in Lausanne, Caspar, in the summer of 2008
Texas: Last week, Colter Martin was choked by a fellow student at Ranger High School during class, while a teacher was present. He passed out and was taken to a local hospital where doctors told him he suffered from a concussion.
Today Show: Spread by YouTube, deadly fad killed Kevin Tork, 15: ‘We have to stop this’
North Carolina: As they grieve for Breanna who they described as friendly, "beautiful" and "a joy," Jay and Susan Anderson said, they want other parents to keep an eye out for those warning signs – and for children to realize the fatal danger.
Georgia: Parents who lost their 12-year-old son, Brandon Wroe, to the choking game are warning others to learn the dangerous consequences.
North Carolina: Teen-produced PSA warns about 'choking game'
Colorado: Mary Janssen aims for awareness of dangerous youth trend after death of son, Adam
Indiana: The Brandsasse's buried their 14-year-old daughter in a jersey donated from her favorite football team the Indianapolis Colts. After her death in 2007, Kelsey's friends told them she was probably playing "the game" as she had done before.
Australia: A Tauranga mother, who would not be named, said she was "blown away" to learn her 15-year-old son had this week let his friend strangle him until he blacked out.
Connecticut: North Haven officials are warning parents about the dangers of what's called the "choking game" after nine middle school students admitted they tried it out in school bathrooms last week.
North Carolina: Joe and Bobbi Jo Marceno want other parents to be aware of the deadly game, which killed their 15-year-old son Kris.
Iowa: Fathers descriptions of sons' deaths spread the alarm about suicide, 'the choking game'
Colorado: Coroner reopens case of Samantha Marquez after her mother presented information suggesting she was playing choking game
New Jersey: 8-year-old Malachi Williams died by hanging
Nebraska: Keith County authorities say investigators believe a 9-year-old Ogallala boy, Tyler Evan Anderson, died playing a “choking game.’’
South Africa: The newspaper reported on Friday that Van der Watt may have been the second boy to die in the past months while playing the game. In March, 14-year-old Marius Prinsloo, of Brits, was found hanging from the handle of a cupboard door by a scarf. Photos were later found on his cellphone of him playing the game, also known as the "pass out game".
Ireland: An increasing number of adolescents are using the so-called ‘choking game’ to get high, an adolescent psychiatrist has warned. Dr Keith Homes told Irish Medical Times that while the numbers remain small, the choking game is becoming a bigger problem
Florida: Choking game blamed in suffocation death of St Pete girl, Deneathia Service
Indiana: The memorial walk started at the park on Spring Street and ended about a mile farther at Parkview Middle School with hopes in remembering Chandler Florence — who died at age 13 just 17 months ago. Kim Florence wanted to add the memory of another student who recently died to Saturday’s walk. Michael Babbot passed away in February in the same way Florence’s son died — as the result of a choking game where kids cut off their airway by strangulation in an attempt to feel the “rush” when pressure is releasd.
Wisconsin: Game can lead to injury, death
Toronto: Some 79,000 Ontario students are playing a dangerous "choking game", 72 kids sent to hospital
Florida: Justin Serrano’s parents did not know what had happened until they saw this story on the news. "It' a choking game where teens wrap things around their neck to cut off blood to the brain, and, when then blood rushed back, it creates a high. But it is incredibly dangerous."
South Africa: Although largely seen as a teenage prank, the often-lethal choking game is in fact a far more widespread and sophisticated activity. Although warning bells have rung when fatalities of the game are reported in the press, not enough has been done to bring awareness of this activity, say psychologists.
Oklahoma: Police in Guthrie are worried the dangerous game will cost tees their lives
Stars and Stripes: Yokota Middle School officials last week began an effort to stop teens from experimenting with “the choking game” after discovering some students were participating in self-induced suffocation.
South Africa: A life-threatening choking "game", which ostensibly gives players a euphoric experience, has caused the death of a 14-year-old boy in Brits.
Connecticut: The Lucisanos spotted signs Joey was playing a deadly game, but did not recognize them at the time for what they were.
Ohio: Rob Wince, whose 12-year-old son was found hanging in the basement, was completely unaware his son had been experimenting with asphyxiation
Louisiana: Teachers use news story to warn students about the choking game
Kentucky: The Brandsasse's buried their 14-year-old daughter, Kelsey, in a jersey donated from her favorite football team the Indianapolis Colts.
Indiana: Teachers at K to 4th grade elementary school discover students playing
Washington: TV interview about my child, Jeffrey Peak, dying from the choking game
South Carolina: Joseph Strawn was an outgoing, friendly 14-year-old, according to his mother, Cathie Strawn, in an interview after her son’s death on March 23, 2006.
Texas: The choking game is becoming even more popular in the Houston area. Wednesday, at Kingwood Middle School, a student was rendered unconscious while playing.
Arkansas: Now that risk is picking up again in Region Eight, but it's something that's often ignored by parents until it's too late.
Ottowa: The data, gathered from 14 hospitals across the country since 1990, show 74 cases of injuries reported, ranging from losing consciousness, head injuries, fractures and internal injury.
Florida: One Mom's Story of the Fatal Choking Game - CDC Reports 82 Deaths
New York Times: Choking game deaths on the rise
Associated Press/Fox News: The CDC started the research after receiving a letter last year from a Tacoma, Wash., physician who said her 13-year-old son died from playing the game in 2005. It's likely that there are about 100 U.S. choking game deaths each year, said Dr. Tom Andrew, New Hampshire's chief medical examiner, who has been studying the phenomenon for several years.
Reuters: U.S. says 82 youths have died in "choking game"
NPR: Mom Still Grieves for Son Lost to 'Choking Game'
USA Today: CDC warns of 'choking game' deaths, risks
Prince Edward Island: Colby Bridges didn't worry when his friend put him in a chokehold. "Good buddies and stuff. Just fooling around," Colby says.
New Brunswick: "The boys kind of were downplaying it and joking about it like it was something, you know, just fun and cool," Gillespie told CBC News. "I was quite shocked." Two players were kicked off the team because of the incident. One of them has also been suspended from school.
Sweden: Boy dies after playing 'choking game'
Kentucky: The Burtons never suspected Jerad was playing the game. At the funeral, "the kids were saying he did it wrong, it was an accident,"
Ontario: Some 79,000 Ont. students play choking game: survey
India: They said they received a phone call a little after he shut the door that day. They could hear a bunch of boys and girls giggling in the background while a boy asked, "Gaurang, are you dead as yet?" Before they could respond, the line was disconnected. They grew suspicious only after a time as they had not heard of choking games. When they finally broke in, it was too late.
Iowa: Zach's mistake: 15-year-old dies playing 'the choking game'
England: Ashleigh Marshall died a day after she was found by her mother at their home in Catton, Norwich, on 20 September. An inquest has been told that a 10-year-old girl found hanged from a bunk bed at her Norfolk home did not intend to kill herself.
North Carolina: Father of 12-year-old Connor Galloway warns parents about choking game
Florida: This story is not one of those too-strange-to-believe tales that are passed around as "truth" on the Internet If it were, a 12-year-old charmer named David Cody Hudson would be alive today, fishing with his dad, carrying on with his friends and continuing to sock away money for the particular bicycle he wanted.
New Hampshire: A pair of Derry mothers are worried about a dangerous practice known as the choking game, which involves choking off air and depriving the body of oxygen.
Ohio: Five Cincinnati students at Northwest High School have been suspended for playing a potentially deadly game.
Illinois: 12-year-old Kyle O'Connor died from what family friends believe was caused by a game most have never heard of.
California: Almost a year to the day before Austin Cole Gillentine-Bruckner, died, another Redding teen, Brandon Lewis Rodriguez died in almost exactly the same manner.
Peru: Two children die playing choking game in Lima
South Africa: Durbs Magazine: The choking game.
South Africa: 10 year-old-boys death raises spectre of choking game
Korea: The police assume that the tragedy was caused by the boy trying the ``fainting game’’
Georgia: Mother suspects 'choking game' killed her daughter, Elizabeth Pryor
France: Nicolas was one of a growing number of French victims of le jeu du foulard, or "the scarf game". The French education minister, Xavier Darcos, has now ordered an information campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of the "game". Mme Cochet, founder of a French support group, Apeas (the Association of Parents of Child Victims of Strangulation) has created an information pack to explain to parents and children that "it is not a game at all".
Kentucky: 14-year-old injured in middle school bathroom playing choking game
Ontario: A Lindsay mom wants parents to know about "the fainting game," after one of her sons lost consciousness during school recess last week.
Kentucky: Jeff walk honors 13-year-old Chandler Edward Florence
Pennsylvania: Chris Pelican was a popular kid. That was more than evident on Saturday when Pelican's aunt dedicated a park bench and picnic table at Tarentum Skate Park in honor of the teen, who died on Dec. 6 playing the choking game.
Ohio: Joey Cox's mom has this warning for parents; "Joey was your next door neighbor, he was the average kid. I had no signs.”
Texas: To the kids, it's obvious. Levi made himself pass out to get high. Some of the kids would do it to each other after taps, when they should be asleep.
Montana: Health official warns of choking game
Kentucky: Heartland parents learn about the choking game
Missouri: Adam Hughey's parents had never heard about the choking game until a Coroner in Arkansas told them it most probably caused their son's death
Kentucky: Investigators think 8th grade girl may have died playing the choking game
Texas: Dr. Ronald Peters, an assistant professor of health promotion and behavorial sciences at the University of Texas’ School of Public Health in Houston, said that many perform self-induced asphyxiation if for no other reason than they learned it from their peers.
Texas: Teenager, Levi Draher, casts light on a shadowy game
California: Andre Anderson (16) was found hanged from a tree in a park after playing the Choking Game
Nebraska: A memorial table shows three things that were important to Aaron Peterson; football, wrestling and family
Georgia: Parents of David Thompson warn that choking game kills
Pennsylvania: Christopher Pelican, 14, always had a smile on his face. He was a happy kid.
Ohio: Officials say Cayden Wince died while playing the “choking game,” which involves any activity that stops the flow of oxygen containing blood to the brain.
Ohio: School officials are posting public warnings for parents about the "choking game" and Supt. Keith Richards says "In recent days, we have learned that this behavior may be more common in Newark than anyone could have imagined." A 6th grader asphyxiated himself earlier this week. The boy's anguished father suspects his son learned how to play the choking game while sitting at school computers during class.
Indiana: The father of 12-year, Kyle Catalano, who suffered permanent injuries when he hanged himself in the basement of Chicago Street Theater in Valparaiso has filed a lawsuit against the Community Theatre Guild/Chicago Street Theater. Kyle sustained permanent brain damage when he went to the basement and engaged in a choking game with one or more minors during a play rehearsal.
Maine: Friends and family remember the 15-year-old South Portland High School sophomore, Calvin Peters, as always kind and loving.
Nebraska, Wahoo public schools: The game has taken lives of two Lincoln teens
New York: Dangerous experiments explode on YouTube with fire, drugs, choking
Washington: Rodrigo Espana of Waitsburg dies in choking accident
Pennsylvania: Risks of choking game often unknown Chatham College graduate students are bringing the facts on 'suffocation roulette' to educators, students
Ohio: Holly Davis lost a young relative who died trying to play it alone. So she's spear-heading an awareness campaign called KAPOW at her school
Missouri: Barnhart mother speaks out about choking game , cause of son Jeffrey Espey’s death
Missouri: A Waterloo mother is demanding action after her son was choked at school.
New York: Parents, kids need to know about risky behavior
Pennsylvania: Ms. Sposito has seen firsthand the danger of this so-called game. Her son, Arthur J., known as “AJ,” died after playing the game
Oregon: Accidental death of Adam Denson by asphyxiation leaves parents stunned, grieving
Illinois: Mary Volakis walks to raise awareness of choking game that took life of son Mykal
Alaska: Sharon Freeman described in detail for a group of a dozen or so parents and school officials the morning last March when she found her son, Andrew, dead in his closet.
California: Eisiminger's death also has sparked campus-wide discussions on a number of sensitive issues and concerns, among them the "choking game," which some members of Eisiminger's family, including her mother, blame for her death. Adam Buxbaum, an 18-year-old Santa Rosa Junior College freshman, said he played the game once when he was a student at Analy High School. He said he fainted for about 10 seconds."I don't remember passing out, but I remember waking up," he said. "I was dizzy like from dehydration or something."
New York: Putnam County DA warns parents about choking game
Texas: Police believe that Michael Vera, age 13, may have accidentally choked himself to death while attempting to play what is known as the choking game.
Texas: 14-yeaar-old Haley Kinney of Spring, Texas died playing choking game
Indiana: Nine-year-old Isaiah Mitchell probably thought "the choking game" would be fun. It likely never occurred to the inquisitive McCordsville boy that it could be fatal.
Wales: Nathan Smith, 13, from Aberdulais, was found in his bedroom with a tie around his neck, hours after being made man-of-the-match by his football team.
Kentucky:Andrew Garrett Hilliard, 11, was found dead in the bathroom of his home at 665 Hunters Lane Wednesday night. On Thursday, Christian County Coroner Dorris Lamb said Hilliard died of accidental asphyxia, caused by participating in what’s become known as the “Choking Game.”
California: Xavier Davos, age 12, died in West Sacramento on May 21st.
Nova Scotia: Death of son, Jesse Daviaus, prompts bracelet campaign
Reason.com: Hauser said his son, Christopher, suffered vision problems and headaches after another student tried to choke him at school
Arizona: Mother finds photo of deceased son, Nick Serna, playing choking game at camp
Oregon: Choking game blamed on death of 11-year-old boy.
Ohio: The death of a child in Clark County earlier this month investigators said was caused by a game that they are calling deadly child's play
Nova Scotia: Laura Giusti says a boy put his arm around her son's neck, causing him to pass out and fall down some stairs at Whitney Pier Memorial Junior High School. She says her son, David Hawko, doesn't remember much about what happened, but the doctor at the emergency room told her he was probably without oxygen for two minutes.
Pennsylvania: Teens talk openly about choking game
Washington: Kitsap County authorities say two junior-high-school classmates who died in separate incidents may have been playing a choking game.
Washington: An Auburn student was badly injured playing "the choking game"
Ohio: Student athlete, Anthony Sankovic, dies after playing `choking game’
New Hampshire: Police proactive on internet dangers, choking game
Alaska: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 - Two weeks ago, 13-year-old Andrew Freeman arrived home from a wrestling banquet and went to his room. It was almost 9 p.m. and his mother thought he went to sleep.
But the next morning, Sharon Freeman found her son dead, and within days she was warning other parents about a game she had never heard of, until it took her son's life.
Texas/Illinois: Another choking game death: Why it's so important to know the warning signs
Indiana: Johnny Johnson was curious to check out the new game his classmates chatted about at recess at Moccasin Elementary School.
Kansas/iVillage: 15-year-old Kimber Wilson of Lawrence, Kan., was an avid player of the pass-out game. After the summer of 2003, when one of Kimber's friends decided that it would be fun to teach her the game, Kimber was told, "It'll feel like you're falling."
West Virginia: A university student accidentally hanged in his dorm room playing choking game
Washington Post: Teen's death in 'choking game' focuses attention on dangerous practice
Connecticut: Parents of 12-year-old Evan O’Connor speak of his loss to the choking game on the Early Show.
Ottawa: Local school warns parents of dangerous 'game'
Ohio: Coroner warns of choking game dangers after Robert Schoolcraft dies one year after Jeffrey Patton
Ohio: Robert Schoolcraft, 13, dies in possible choking game incident
Maryland: School sends home letter to parents after William Bowen Jr. dies
Pennsylvania: High school declines to publish report of choking game victim from Lawrence
Denver: Teammates remember Adam Janssen who died playing the choking game
Indiana: Amanda played a 'choking game' where she was choked by another at a neighbor's house last December.
New Hampshire: Warnings issued after death of 14-year-old Rodney Webster
Egypt: Since the death of Mohamed Hamdi, two incidents have been reported by the press
Pennsylvania: Teens in Mt. Lebanon have told the director of a counseling agency that the game has been played at parties in the community.
Pennsylvania: 'Choking Game' blamed in death of Mt. Lebanon teen
Tennessee: Daniel Sheppard died Tuesday evening after tying a scarf that was around his neck to a bunk bed in his bedroom.
Idaho: Self- asphyxiation has arrived in Cimarron County; it’s no longer a big city problem
North Carolina: Laura Avery found out her 12-year-old daughter tried the game in a bathroom at Roland Grise Middle School just last week.
Ontario: Dear Parents: Children are often great imitators and have high levels of curiosity. This curiosity helps them explore and learn, and is generally a positive aspect of their growth. On occasion however, their attempts to explore or experiment can put them in harm's way.
Pennsylvania: Chatham College graduate students are bringing the facts on 'suffocation roulette' to educators, students
California: Choking game claims life of Bear Valley Springs girl, Alyx Detjen
Georgia: Theresa Bell had not heard of the game in 2003 when her son, Stuart, died playing
Oklahoma: Students on a field trip overheard talking about the choking game
Arizona: 15-year-old Erick Winter’s death blamed on choking game
California: “Her exact words to me when I asked about the choking game were: `Oh yeah, we do that. We know how to do that That’s so cool’ “
Pennsylvania: Shawn Preston learned about “cloud nine” in the boys bathroom and ended up in the hospital
Pennsylvania: Mitchell Walsh, a fifth-grader at Simmons Elementary School, was found by family members on the morning of Dec. 11 with a cloth belt around his neck, having accidentally strangled himself while playing the choking game.
Montana: An alleged "choking game" incident in an unsupervised locker room at Thompson Falls Junior High School seriously injured one student and is being investigated as a possible assault,school officials acknowledged this week.
Texas: Student’s at San Antonio’s Alamo Heights Junior School caught playing the choking game
Newsweek: Middle Schoolers: Tragic results from a deadly game
New York: Kodee Alcott died at age 13 on March 31, 2005, after he accidentally hanged himself in his Pennsauken, New Jersey home while attempting to play ‘The Choking Game,’ his mother, Trina Alcott, said. Kodee was an active teen, and an important part of the Pennsauken community, as well as the light in Trina’s life.
California: Sasha is dead, but why?
Kansas: Trevor Hodges, 11, died playing the choking game
Colorado: Principal learned middle school students playing after one student fainted
Maine: Parents urged to discuss 'choking game' ; Noble High School sends a memo home after a 17-year-old senior accidentally kills himself.
Wisconsin: 13-year-old Kyle McCarthy dies after playing choking game
California: A 12-year-old Manteca boy died after playing dangerous choking game, authorities said
Poynter Monday Edition: The choking game
Washington: A game that steals young lives
Washington: A 14-year-old boy who attends Elma Middle School in Elma, was taken to Tacoma’s Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital as a result of playing the choking game, said Dr. Gary Park. The same day a Seattle girl died after apparently hanging herself while playing a choking game and Colin Russell, an eighth-grader at Mason Middle School in Tacoma 3 weeks ago.
Washington: Renton Schools warn of choking game after Alexandria Berlin dies
Washington: Girl, 12, dies; North Carolina mother, Deanna Brendle, said her son Jason died similarly in 1999, when he was 14.
North Carolina: Mother suspects choking game is cause of death of her son, Bryson Hamilton
Dr. Phil: The deadly teen choking game
Ohio: Police say a 16-year-old from northeast Ohio has died from tying a noose around his neck and dropping to his knees to produce a euphoric sensation. Jeffrey Patton died at Akron Children's Hospital Sunday, five days after hanging himself on a rope swing at a friend's house in nearby Clinton.
Massachusetts: Choking game’s deadly lure; Brian Moore dead
People Magazine: Deadly Game
Today Show: Katie Couric interviews the Wilson’s an Dr. Tom Andrew
Today Show: Kids are passing out for a deadly high; Chelsea Dunn’s parents interviewed
Kansas: Kimberly Wilson’s death highlights the danger of playing `pass out’
ABC 20/20: Choking game is deadly child’s play
California: Thirteen-year-old Sam Mordecai's twin brother, Gabe, died recently while playing the "game." Sam found him with a rope around his neck. "I saw him sitting on the ground with the rope on him and thought he was playing," Sam recalls. "I was like, 'Gabe, knock it off.' "
The Early Show: `Choking game’ a deadly trend
Pennsylvania: Colin Simpson’s life cut short at age 19
USA Today: `Suffocation games’ among kids turn fatal
Idaho: Dalton Eby, 10, dies while playing choking game
Israeal: `Fainting game’ almost ends in tragedy
England: Birmingham and Solihull Coroner Aidan Cotter said he could not believe Tom Keavy had actually intended to take his own life. Mr Cotter said an increasing number of fatal hangings were happening where the victim was kneeling down, possibly with no intention of taking his or her life.
Oregon: Medford boy, found unconscious, ends up in the hospital
Injury Prevention: Self strangulation by hanging from cloth towel dispensers in Canadian schools
England: Eton boy died after `fainting game’
Nebraska: Students warned after Nathan McGinnis died playing knock out game
Huntsville mother issues warning about choking game
Mom wants to speak out about dangers of "Choking Game" after losing 13-year-old son
The 'Choking Game'
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Blue Ridge explores ways to combat deadly 'game'
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Roseville elementary school parents warned about pass-out game
Surfing champ Shaun Tomson recounts losing son to ‘choking game’
Valley middle schoolers caught playing "pass out" game
Dangerous stunts seen on YouTube hurting, even killing teens
Auburn couple who lost son to choking game work for awareness on deadly danger
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"Choking game" raises parent's concern
Choking-game death in Auburn stuns teen's family
Santa Paula school officials warn parents about 'choking game'
Mom warns parents of dangerous choking game
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Andre Anderson (16) was found hanged from a tree in a park after playing the Choking Game
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LA Times: Sasha is dead, but why?
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Funeral home turns advertising into public awareness
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Wheat Ridge CO Teen Injured From Playing “The Choking Game” at School
Choking game killed daughter, family warns others
Mother aims for awareness of dangerous youth trend
Girl’s death gets fresh look with new details
Teammates Remember Boy Who Died Playing Choking Game
Boulder schools worry 'choking' game could catch on
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Connecticut officials say middle-schoolers played choking game
Parents of 12-year-old Evan O’Connor speak of his loss to the choking game on the Early Show.
DSP Warns Parents, Family of Iowa Boy Discusses "Choking Game"
Choking game warning after boy, 14, dies
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Family warns of dangers of autoerotic asphyxiation and 'choking game'
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Mother says 11-year-old son died mimicking prank YouTube video
Macon woman opens home to 100 foster children
Son’s death puts mom on mission
Panama City couple loses grandson, warns about “choking game”
Video shows local teens trying `passing out’ game
10-year-old Dunwoody Boy Dies, Apparently Playing 'Choking Game'
Choking Game Death Spurs Parents To Learn More
Central GA teens playing deadly game
Mother suspects 'choking game' killed her daughter
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Father raises awareness about dangers of 'choking game'
10-year-old Idaho boy dies playing 'choking game,' coroner says
Twin Falls dad hopes to teach parents about dangerous game
Idaho boy dies while playing choking game
Choking game is deadly child's play
Letter warns Logan parents, guardians of ‘choking game’
Constable: Quest for 'likes' boosts deadly 'pass-out challenge'
Appellate court upholds choking game conviction
Urbana Middle School teachers addressing 'pass-out game'
PTA: Advocacy in Action: What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know about the Choking Game
Barrington school removes hooks after students caught playing ‘hanging game’ at Countryside Elementary
Teen charged in choking game incident
Mom warns teens about deadly game at memorial for her son
Dozen youth treated after ‘choking game’
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Wheaton school warns parents about kids trying risky ‘pass-out game’
Dr. Jeff Hersh: Kids don't know the dangers of 'the choking game'
Teens are dying trying to get high by playing the “choking game”
Family: 'choking game' led to teens' deaths
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Fathers descriptions of sons' deaths spread the alarm about suicide, 'the choking game'
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Zach's mistake: 15-year-old dies playing 'The choking game'
Woman who lost her son knows its deadly consequences
Another choking game death: Why it's so important to know the warning signs
Ashley Tucker developed permanent brain damage. Seven years ago, in Cary, Ill., when she was 13, she played the game at a slumber party. Tucker told Chicago's NBC5-TV that a friend used her hands to make Tucker faint. Tucker went into a coma, spent months in rehabilitation and had seizures for two years.
Family blames 'choking game' for son's death
Family's anguish as son, 14, dies while playing 'choking game' as deadly internet craze sweeps America
Family: Niles teen's death unintentional :Choking game's consequences fatal for Niles boy.
Parents learn danger of choking game from grieving family
A walk with purpose: Memorial hopes to give voice to those who need to speak
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Dad of boy who choked self at theater files suit
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Police issue warnings about 'choking game'
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Jackson County officials warn students about 'pass out game'
Storm Lake Woman Arrested After Playing "Pass Out Game" With Kids
Choking game concerns in one eastern Iowa district
Bondurant-Farrar Community School District
Parents, teachers warned to watch for symptoms of autoasphyxia
Zach's mistake: 15-year-old dies playing 'the choking game'
Hutchinson School District tells parents to be aware of choking game.
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Survey shows troubling trends among Western Maine teens
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2011 Maine integrated school health survey
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Veazie teen’s death brings fatal ‘choking game’ to light
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Parents urged to discuss 'choking game' ; Noble High School sends a memo home after a 17-year-old senior accidentally kills himself.
Blair mourns the loss of a student
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Choking game’s deadly lure
School Warns Parents: Potentially Deadly ‘Choking Game’ Is Making A Comeback
Staff at local school educating parents after report of 'pass out challenge' surfaces
“Your life changes in an instant”
Schools: Beware of ‘choking game’
Boy, 11, Dies From 'Choking Game'
'Choking game' had deadly results for Ann Arbor teenager
Deadly high: "Choking game" leads to accidental death of 13-year-old Grand Blanc student
Dover-Eyota district warns about deadly 'game'
A deadly high
Teen hospitalized after ‘choking game’ returns home, speaks out
‘Choking game’ causes fears at area school
Choking incident leads to suspensions of 3 seniors
Choking Game Turns Deadly For 13-Year-Old
Parker Hanser, of Chesterfield, was just 15-years old when he died March 13 playing what his family has come to call the choking game.
After tragedy, local mom discovers game with lethal potential
Columbia Public Schools warning parents about dangerous "pass out game"
Choking game is a dangerous high
Dangerous game making huge surge on social media
This Thursday, 10-11-12, parents unite to raise awareness of kids’ choking game
Choking game interview
Teens Playing New Deadly Game
Parent warns of Choking Game after teenage daughter dies
Parents say their son died playing the choking game
Mother furious about 'choking game'; Son choked unconscious
Blaze a trail: Memorial event spreading awareness about “the choking game”
Lone Rock: Grieving parents hope to prevent more ‘choking game’ deaths
Missoula mom shares son's 'choking game' tragedy
Family Health: ‘Choking game’ is no game
Health official warns of `choking game’
Choking incident has Thompson Falls parents in turmoil
Sheriff says 'choking game' resulted in death
Choking game hits close to home
Nebraska boy dies playing `the choking game’
Victim’s family fights choking game
Investigators: Ogallala boy died in 'choking game'
Nine-year-old Nebraska boy believed to have died from “choking game”
Choking game comes with deadly consequences
Parents Be Aware: 'The Choking Game' Poses Dangerous Threat to Local Youth
Students warned that 'knock out' a deadly game
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Newly retired state medical examiner reflects on 20-year career
Dangerous game worries N.H. mothers
Police proactive on internet dangers, choking game
Bernards Township student died as result of 'Choking Game'
PRINCETON: Dangerous 'choking game' surfaces at John Witherspoon Middle School
Tenafly School District warns of 'passout game'
Warren County teen dies of brain injury believed to be sustained during choking game
Boy, 8, dies after hanging
Albuquerque kid injured after trying dangerous “California Pass-Out” game
School district warns of "pass out" game dangers
Olean officials: Choking no game
Parents, kids need to know about risky behavior
Love you, miss you, drive safe ... peace, CoriAnn
A warning from Hendersonville parents after their son dies playing 'game'
North Carolina school district warns parents of ‘Pass-out game’
Stokes County school officials warn parents about the ‘choking game’
Hundreds of teens have died playing this old, but popular game
Jeri Rowe: Whatever happened, a 13-year-old boy is gone
The death of a Swain County teen is hitting one local family hard. The sheriff's office says 16-year-old Nathan Southards died three weeks ago from the choking game.
Family, friends remember Concord youth, hope to spread awareness
Students suspended for choking each other
Teen-produced PSA warns about 'choking game'
Choking Game Kills Cary Teen, Friend Creates PSA
Grieving parents warn about 'choking game'
Teen Insight - Wilmington teen aims to raise awareness about choking game
North Carolina teen dies playing choking game
Risky games. People need to know about the choking game
Meeting to prevent "choking game" deaths
Grieving coach reaches out to other parents
Choking game has no winner
Mother suspects 'choking game' cause of son's death
Fargo South AD says boys hockey 'choking game' incident not hazing
Health officials warning parents, teachers about 'choking game'
This game isn’t new; it’s been around for decades
In March of 2005, a 9-year-old girl died in North Dakota while playing
Despite reader requests, Blade can correct, but not change the past
Suicide or Choking Game? experts weigh in on latest suicide involving student
Suicide or Choking Game: Grandma speaks out
BOY INJURED IN CHOKING GAME
Church sued for $5 million in wrongful death lawsuit
Choking: The game that isn’t
Tap Out: Student passes out at school after playing a "game"
The 'choking game' can be a deadly one
UPDATE: Columbus Teen Dies After "Choking Game"
Students suspended for playing “choking game” at gym cl
Newark Boy Dies from Playing the ‘Choking Game’
Mourning Ohio dad: school 'net surfing killed son
Risks of choking game often unknown
Choking game among teens prompts concerns in Miami Co.
Teen dies in possible ‘choking game’ incident
Local school warns about deadly "game"
Teen dies after choking himself to get head rush
The Dangerous choking game
Choking; a dangerous game with deadly possibilities
Beaverton boy rushed to hospital after being choked at school
Oregon youth say they played `choking game’
Risky 'choking game' crops up at South Eugene.
‘Choking game’ dangers cited
Accidental death by asphyxiation leaves parents stunned, grieving
Choking game blamed on death of 11-year-old boy.
Family warning others of dangers of 'choking game'
Parents use death of son during 'choking game' to warn others
Choking game takes parents' breath away
Radnor Township School District officials move fast to stem possible choking game among middle school students
Brentwood emergency worker honored for efforts with youth
Cinnamon challenge? Choking game? Social media luring kids to try dangerous stunts
Help for families: could my kids be playing the `choking game’?
`Fainting game’ dangerous, CR superintendent warns
Bangor school officials warn parents of student ‘choking game’
Swiftwater boy's death not a suicide
Nazareth student found delinquent in choking case
Opinion: Whatever the intent, kid’s choking games are dangerous
Officials: Students choking to get high
Phillipsburg boy, 13, dies from brain injury caused by lack of oxygen
Dedication at Tarentum Skate Park honors teen
Guardian talks about Highlands teen's death from Choking Game
The danger of the choking game / AJ Sposito
Deadly teen game ends boy’s life; family speaks out to warn others
Choking game program on tap
High school declines to publish report of choking game victim from Lawrence
Following 'choking game' death, Mt. Lebanon families, experts tackle high risk behavior
`Choking game’ blamed in death of Mt. Lebanon teen
Horsham boy accidentally strangled
Urgent: Choking game—Another death
Students warned of choking game
Choking games could cost young lives
Rhode Island Department of Education
Family hopes to educate about the dangers of the choking game
130 attend student-safety forum in Indian Land
School mourns loss of Indian Land boy, 9; coroner says he died of asphyxia
Families gather to discuss the choking game
York County Coroner’s Office and Rock Hill Schools to Host Educational Program on “Choking Game”
Boy, 11, dies playing ‘terrible game,’ parents say
District warns ‘choking game’ is deadly
Religion News: Shell Point family remembers daughter through donations to animal league
Jury awards large settlement in `choking game’ lawsuit
What appears to be suicide could be the choking game
Doctors notice kids playing “the choking game”
Parents have a warning after son dies playing the "choking game"
Study focuses on deaths from the `choking game’
Mid-South parents' warning about a deadly game
5 Farragut Middle students disciplined for playing 'choking game'
Parents alerted to `choking’ game
`Choking game’ turns cheap thrills deadly for teens
Children’s hospital at Vanderbilt alerts parents to the choking game
Bedford Co. student hospitalized, another charged after choking game
Mid-South mom shares story about teenage trend in hopes of saving others’ lives
Choking game claims life of Tennessee boy
Child dies after playing `hanging game’
Parents claim son was injured by playing 'choking game' in Willis ISD classroom
Teen, parent, school district warn about consequences of "choke out game"
Teens playing deadly games
San Marcos teen dies after sleepover ‘choke hold’
The Choking Game: "It's Not a Game If No One Wins"
WFPD Warns Parents of "Choking Game" Dangers
My fainting story for kdbc
`Choking game’ continues to affect area families
Plano ISD warns parents about “fainting game”
Study finds choking game prevalent among Texas teens
West Texas students playing dangerous “pass out game”
Safety officials warn against `choking game’
Teens’ `choking game’ a concern for parents
Choking Game Takes the Life of West Texas Girl
Study: Many Doctors Unaware of 'Choking Game'. For a local student who has played the choking game, it wasn't about getting high. In fact he didn't know anything about it at all. "We were all just hanging out, listening to music, watching TV - South Park and stuff like that," said "John." "One of my friends was like, hey pass me out for no reason whatsoever. And I saw it being done and then we all just kind of took turns doing it."
Parents try to spread word on ‘game' that kills
Ranger Choking Incident Addressed By District
Parents warned of dangerous game
Lufkin boy first local victim of choking game
`Choking game’ forum, programs set at school
Family mourns Michael Vera
Deadly 'Choking Game' Becoming Popular With Kids
Another senseless choking game death, this time in Spring, Texas
Mother of Utah boy who died playing ‘choking game’ wants parents to know how deadly it is.
South Jordan boy dies after playing ‘fainting game,’ mother has message for other parents
The choking game in Iron County
Getting educated about deadly ‘choking game'; presentation for parents
Curriculum addresses potentially deadly 'choking game'
Ogden school warns parents of `choking game’ activity in La Grange
Parents fighting deadly ‘choking game’ epidemic
Utah mother warns public of choking game that led to son’s death
Murray students suspended for playing pass-out game
St. Johnsbury Academy responds to 'blackout game' incident
The approval of the new athletic code of conduct comes nearly eight months after a Brooke Point High School football player was choked from behind by another player in the locker room and suffered a concussion when he fell and struck a locker.
Family of Brooke Point locker-room choking victim hires lawyers
SENTARA LEIGH HOSPITAL NURSE RECEIVES NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN RECOGNITION AWARD
Pleadings from a grieving mom
Trey McPherson (16) dies after playing the choking game
Choking game awareness day
Video: Wash. Teenager chokes fellow middle school student
Student injured in choking game
San Juan Island school officials warn: asphyxiation game is no game
Kalama police investigating teen choking game following Youtube posting
Heartbroken dad warns of teen choking game
TV interview about my child from the choking game
Child dies in choking accident
Grays Harbor County youth injured in choking game
Schools warn about self-choking
Choking: a `game’ that steals young lives
W. Virginia student dies during choking game
A mother's warning about the choking game
Growing Up Healthy: The Choking Game
Casting light on a dangerous game
Helpful couple at cemetery dig up gift for late son’s skate-park dream
Mother of choking game victim appears in PSA
School principal takes action after seeing video of boys playing choking game
Choking game part one
On assignment: parents warn of fatal game
Teen’s choking game death leads to education effort
Medical examiner’s report confirms teen died while playing choking game
Racine mother believes son is victim of choking game
‘Choking Game’ Suspected In Death Of 10-Year-Old Boy
Clean up day honors son
Oxford teen’s death could be result of ‘choking game’
Family seeks to give kids bright future
Game can lead to injury, death
Boy dies after playing “choking Game”
Yokota Air Force Base (Japan)
School officials: Choking anything but a game
'My son escaped with his life but the next kid may not'
Queensland emergency doctors have treated children for injuries from deadly choking craze
Teen dies from 'choking game', prompting warnings for parents
Queensland teen charged over school choking game
Teen ‘choking challenge’ may be behind Gold Coast schoolboy’s close call
Kids dice with death over choking game
Doing the funky chicken for kicks, Australian Medical Association concerned
Teens play a deadly game-self suffocation at school
Silly game not worth dying for, takes life of Candace McGowan
Dangerous choking game in school, Students at Belmont High caught
Coast students play ‘choking game’, students suspended
2011 Teen dies playing choking game
Teens toy with death online
Hunter teens in search of deadly high, teen suffered several broken facial bones
Teenagers fall for fainting game, two taken to hospital
The choking game claims first Belgian victim, a 10-year-old boy.
Schoolboy, 13, `bullied into haning himself after teammates blame him for losing online game.
Syrian refugee boy gets donated bike from parents who lost their son
Resident warns of dangers of choking game
‘Choking game’ a fad at Cowichan Valley schools
This is not a game
B.C. Coroners report links ‘choking game’ to Nick Lang death
Choking game kills, warns Calgary family after losing son
Deadly Choking Game
'Choking game' warning issued in Lambton-Kent
New event helps kids ‘play it safe’
One year later: parents remember Aja Chandler, victim of the 'choking game'
Choking game believed to claim life of 11-year old Belle River girl
Deadly `choking’ game your kids might be playing
Guelph police warn of dangers of playing ‘choking’ game
Suicide rates among Canadian girls rising
570 News The choking game
Why are teens choking themselves to death?
Sask. Family goes public after son dies from choking game.
Students kicked off the team after teaching players the ‘choking game’
Some 79,000 Ont. students play choking game: survey
Mom warns others about “choking game”
Mom speaks out against choking game
Choking game went too far, mom says
Child’s play can be fatal
Local school warns parents of dangerous ‘game’
SOOTODAY, Warning letter sent
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Teenage footballer, 15, accidentally hanged himself during 'choking experiment'
Inquest of Asad Khan, 11, found hanging at his Bradford home adjourned due to 'stunning' new evidence
Mother warns parents over new internet ‘choking game’ craze after her BMX-crazy son, 10, died in his room
Nan’s horror at choking game
Boy, 12, becomes seventh child to die playing a choking game - three months after his school warned pupils over the lethal craze
Sutton schoolboy Ryan Payne found hanged in Morden home had interest in internet 'choking game'
Parents warn about 'choking game' after son's death
'Choking game' death: Grieving mum's warning after son, 14, dies copying dangerous online craze
Choking game killed my son Jack... I have to stop kids trying stupid craze
Schoolboy, 11, found hanged in bedroom just minutes after telling mum he was doing homework
Police warn of 'deadly' new 'sleeper' game sweeping playgrounds after pupil hospitalized
Prime Minister gives support to Southwick mum’s `fainting game’ warning
Parents warn against `fainting game’ craze after son ends up in coma
School children playing deadly `fainting” game
Schoolboy, 14, found hanged `in fainting game”
'Highly dangerous with fatal consequences': Family of boy, 12 who died playing 'cult-like' choking game warn of dangers of craze
Shoreham mum speaks out about deadly `game’ which killed son
Forced fainting may have caused William Stanesby’s death
Hanged 13 year old boy’s mother warns of `choking game’
Boy,13, accidentally dies while attempting new internet craze
Plymouth schoolgirl accidentally killed herself
Shocking videos of teenagers choking and strangling each other
Teenagers risk death in internet strangling craze
Schoolgirl, 10, accidently hanged herself
Girl's hanging death accidental
Teenager’s ligature `tests’ death
Accidental hanging after argument
Eton boy died after `fainting game’
French children risk lives in strangling game
Experts warn parents of 'fainting game' after teen death
Student collapses after pals play deadly new 'choking game' on him in school corridor
It was choking game gone wrong in India, say parents of Mumbai boy
Co Clare teenager died due to ‘choking game’, father says
Misguided teens are risking their lives by hanging themselves until they almost pass out just for kicks
GP highlights the dangers of ‘pass-out game’ among teens
Boy in hospital following `choking game’ incident
Dangerous game played in schools
School finds no evidence of `choking practice’ after boy dies
Irish Medical Times -`Choking Game’ an increasing worry for teens
`Fainting game’ almost ends in tragedy
Dangerous games. Balconing and choking games are killing young people.
Stars and Stripes: YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Yokota Middle School officials last week began an effort to stop teens from experimenting with “the choking game” after discovering some students were participating in self-induced suffocation.
`Fainting games ‘can be deadly
“Pass Out Challenge” going viral among Malaysian teens, might lead to stroke or death.
HAGUE BOY, 15, KILLED IN SOCIAL MEDIA CHALLENGE, FAMILY SAYS
DUTCH TEEN, 16, KILLED IN "CHOKING GAME"
Choking game knocks boy unconscious in school yard
Kids caught in choke game
Death by hanging accidental
School choking game sparks death fears
Choking game death warning
Children risk death with choking game
Texts link to choking game
Boy dies after `choking’ game
Playground choking game reaches NZ schools
Teens risk life in choking game
Dangerous 'choke game' grips Norwegian schools
New Gaming Risks
TWO CHILDREN DIE PLAYING THE CHOKING GAME IN LIMA, PERU
Deathly trips to parallel worlds become popular with teenagers
Deadly game takes children’s lives, sounds like fun a game
In Singapore, Choking game students counseled by the school
Distraught dad warns of 'Choking Game'
Boy’s death linked to killer game
The choking game could be your last game - ever
When child’s play becomes deadly
Family mourns boy’s heartbreaking death
Riding the wave of grief
`Choking game” claims teen
Boy chokes to death on `game’
Boy’s death raises spectre of `choking game’
Boy dies after playing `choking game’
Thai doctor warns "Pass Out Challenge" can kill
United Arab Emirates
Boy, 13, recovering after playground choking game goes wrong
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