Mum Selina’s warning over tragic online pain ‘games’
The mother of a 14-year-old boy who died after playing a deadly “choking game” has taken part in a documentary about online pain challenges.
Selina Booth, from Todmorden, found her son Jack Pickles lying dead in February 2015 after playing “the good boys game” in his bedroom, and she has since campaigned to raise awareness of the dangers involved to other children.
As part of her efforts, she has appeared in the BBC Three programme Face The Consequences, in which she confronts three young people who post online pain challenges.
“They featured three Youtubers who have a large following, who... read more
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