Dangerous Popular Game Leaves Washington 13 Year-Old Girl Dead
It's not a new game, but it's making a comeback.
The "pass out" or "choke out" game is being played by kids to achieve a natural high after forcing themselves to pass out. At sleepovers or late-night parties kids take turns pressing on each other's neck veins to cause a loss of consciousness but not "strangle" them. When they let go blood is supposed to rush to the brain and wake them up again. But it doesn't always happen.
It's hit a little too close to home. 13 year-old Gabby Perez passed out and never woke up.
The Vancouver teen's funeral is scheduled for February 23, but the family is having a little trouble with finding enough money.
If you want to, you can help out by making a donation to their Go Fund Me.