My daughter is a high school English teacher. The son of the assistant coach at her school was found last week, hanging by his belt from his bunkbed. His mother went to his room to awaken him for school and there he was. The child was twelve years old.
I can't imagine how horrible such a thing could be, but apparently, there is evidence that he was probably trying out some kind of choking game. My daughter attended the funeral and said she never, ever wanted to attend the funeral of a child again.
This is the link she sent to me...how many of you are aware of this:
By any of it's alias' - an asphyxiation behavior known among our youth as 'The Choking Game' or
'The Pass out Game' is killing and injuring adolescents (both teens and preteens). The Choking Game is becoming increasingly popular and increasingly dangerous as children take it on as a solo