A 13-year-old boy died and another seriously injured after taking part in a TikTok’s blackout challenge. The incident occurred on January, 15 when the boys were alone at the house in General Roca, Rio Negro Province, Argentina.
The boys suffered cardiorespiratory arrest after taking part in the blackout challenge
The youngest boy was found dead on the spot and his body was taken to a local morgue to undergo an autopsy while the eldest boy was taken to the Francisco Lopez Lima Hospital by ambulance and was admitted in a serious condition.
The teenagers live streamed the incident on social media
Local police stated that the victims’ injuries seem to be connected to their involvement in the online challenge. The teenager’s death was ruled as mechanical asphyxiation by hanging. Reports said the surviving teen is currently in a serious but stable condition.