11-year-old boy dies after holding his breath while playing pass-out challenge game and hangman on the InternetBy Mason White 3:03 PM March 23, 2016
By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A young boy died while playing a game on the Internet, police in South Carolina said.
Lyman police said that 11-year-old Davorius Gray, was found dead in his home.
Gray’s mother, Latrice Hurst, said that her son was playing games called hangman and pass-out challenge with other children.
As part of the game, the children hold back their breath until they pass out.
Hurst said that her son showed no signs of depression or destructive behavior, but was a prankster and liked to play tricks on others.
Police are investigating the death, but so far, no charges have been filed.