Dallas, TEXAS | A 18 year old boy was found dead by authorities late last night, after the teen attempted an extremely dangerous challenge that has gone viral on the Internet.
The young boy Kryon Mathews,
Apparently, the new internet trend “Taser Challenge” encourages people to place a stainless steel or any metallic butter knife in their mouth and shock it with a Taser gun. Since the trend started, the challenge has resulted in brain damage, burnt lips, nerve damage, and in this case death of the young man Kryon Mathews.
“Electricity is very serious and dangerous element,” said Dr. Paul Robert. “In my years of practice, I have come across patients who’ve suffered electrocution but this is insane. Several teenagers have entered the emergency room with brain and nerve damage. The latest incident related to this challenge has taken a life. I am shocked, I don’t know what is wrong with kids today. They are attempting all kinds of weird and dangerous challenges which have put them in danger and has lead to health complications and death. But the important question is, where is the parental supervision?”
Several social media sites including indicated that they will continue to remove videos posted to their sites that encourage dangerous activities.