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Parents speak out about losing child from 'choking game'

Austin Spicer (Source: Family photo) Austin Spicer (Source: Family photo)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC/WWBT) -

Austin Spicer was a 16-year-old football and wrestling standout, with a full life ahead of him...but on Easter Sunday, after he and his twin brother had enjoyed a week of Spring break, Austin took his own life.

Austin's parents say it was all an accident - part of something called "the choking game" that's growing in popularity with kids. Now they are speaking out to prevent other parents from experiencing the same tragedy.

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