The viral evil online challenge tagged the deadpose has finally claimed the life of a South African girl. The teenager who passed matric with 4 distinctions and was due to study medicine collapsed and died in Pretoria while her friends looked on and cheered thinking she was doing the viral #DeadPose challenge.
The nineteen year old Tshidi Ngwenya, reportedly, had earlier posted a series of pictures performing the challenge. She died when she decided to step up her game performing a daring pose while her friends cheered and took pictures. She however, collapsed and died.
Her friends did not rush to help her because they believed she was still doing the dead pose till they later noticed she was not moving. She was reported to have choked after swallowing her tongue.
While speaking on the sad incident, her parents said she had a history of seizures and might have suffered one while
performing the #deadpose.
According to an ambulance spokesman, “Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of the ambulance crew, nothing could be done to save her. If her friends had noticed early, she would be alive now”
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