This Boy Was Found Dead In His Closet By His Father After Playing THIS Weird Game…

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A 13-year-old from Colorado recently died in strange circumstances. According to his family, Memphis Burgess died on December 10 after choking himself trying to experience a brief high. 1

According to his father, Brad Burgess, Memphis was found dead in his closet, with a rope right next to him.

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And his dad actually thought he was pretending to be dead: “I went into his closet and I found him leaning up against the wall on his knees. I thought he was messing with me and I shook his shoulder. That’s when he turned around I noticed he was all blue and not breathing.”

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Some kids play this game trying to experience the dizziness and euphoria by cutting the flow of oxygen to their brain. Those effects are caused by a change in the pH balance of the blood. But that mechanism can also lead to permanent brain damage, stroke, or death.

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And his parents never thought he would be taking part in such a game. But according to Memphis’ special needs teacher, it was a trend among teenagers at his school.

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According to Memphis’ mother, Annette Burgess, the teacher also told her that the Memphis probably didn’t know about the dangerous effects of this game since he had a cognitive delay.

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