A piece of shocking and heartbreaking news is coming into the headlines that a 12 years old boy passed on Tuesday after performing a TikTok challenge. The news is going viral everywhere along with social media. Several people are deeply shocked after hearing this news. As we all know that new and different challenges keep coming on social media every day and many people attempt to complete the challenge by their efforts. Just like that, an innocent 12 years old boy tried to complete a TikTok challenge named “Blackout Challenge”. Through this article, our viewers will get all details about the whole matter.
12-Year-Old Boy Dies Attempting Tiktok ‘Blackout Challenge’
As per the sources, the boy tried to complete the “blackout challenge” which is getting attention on TikTok. It is a video-sharing platform that has numerous users who upload their videos on daily basis. Firstly we would like to tell you that actually what blackout challenge is. So, the blackout challenge involves a person who has to chokes himself until passing out. However, now TikTok is continuously deleting videos of the trend. TikTok states that they violate its community guidelines.
According to the police, the boy has not been identified yet by his name. On Monday morning, the deceased was founded by the cops. The dead body of the boy has ligature marks around his neck. The boy was immediately admitted to the University of Oklahoma Children’s Hospital where the doctor announced that the boy has died. He died after the day of his hospitalization.
In an interview with media people, Lt. Angelo Orefice from Bethany Police said, “It all basically comes down to is where a kid tries to asphyxiate themselves to the point of unconsciousness, and then once they start to gain their consciousness back is when they get a euphoria-like feeling”.
The family members of the boy have claimed that TikTok’s trending challenge is responsible for their son’s death. They said that the boy can’t attempt suicide. The cops have been still investigating the case, they are trying to investigate the case from every angle. Earlier, another news has come from Massachusetts that a boy died after attempting a challenge. We will definitely let you know the further details about the case till then stay connected with us for more updates.