He dies doing the same challenge with which little Archie died

after the tragic death of little archiethe viral challenge that ended his life another victim has claimed again. On this occasion, the deceased minor is Leon Brown, a 14-year-old teenager who lived in Cumbernauld, Scotland.

Another minor dies for the ‘Blackout Challenge’

Apparently, the lifeless body of the minor his own mother found him in the boy’s room. Seeing the terrible scene, the woman called the emergency service that she could not do anything to revive the 14-year-old teenager.

Now, the mother wanted to report through the media this absurd challenge and have asked parents to be aware of their son so that the ‘Blackout Challenge’ or the blackout challenge don’t take another child’s life.

“One of Leon’s friends told me that had been doing the challenge on Facetime with them after seeing it on TikTok,” laments Lauryn Keating, mother of the deceased minor.

Speaking to the ‘Daily Record’, the mother of Leon Brown has stated that her son was aware of this challenge after the Archie Battersbee case was made public. “I had heard of this challengebecause of what happened to Archie Battersbee,” says the mother.

For this reason, Lauryn Keating has wanted to raise awareness among other parents and has recommended that they talk to their children so that this situation never happens again. “I didn’t expect my own son to do it. Warn you that these online challenges not worth it“, regrets the mother who has lost her son to a viral challenge.

For its part, TikTok has conveyed condolences to the parents and relatives of Leon Brown. “Our deepest condolences to the family for their tragic loss. The safety of our community is our priority, and we take any claim about a dangerous challenge very seriously. Content of this nature is prohibited on our platform and would be removed if found,” says a spokesperson for the short video social network.

What is the ‘Blackout Challenge’?

with this challenge it’s about holding your breath to the limit, even if it is strangling, until fainting. And all, technically, while someone else is recording, witnessing that blackout.

The case that has had the most popularity as a result of this challenge has been that of the death of Archie Battersbee. this timethe minor hanged himself by hanging from a railing with a rope around his neck in his house; a dramatic accident that, in addition to focusing media attention due to the legal litigation of his parents, once again brought into focus the danger of this type of viral challenge.

The death of little Archie I wasn’t the only one to be produced by the ‘Blackout Challenge’ since several American and British parents denounced the danger of these viral challenges through the networks by finding their children unaware or, in more extreme chaos, deceased.


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