Still Loving My Gabriel

January 2006 Updates

Choking Game Info
J'aimerai toujours et ā jamais mon fils GABRIEL
Schools and Police Who Are Informing
Physicians Perspectives on the Choking Game
U.S.A. and Canada Working to Stop The Choking Game!
Letter Written by Officer Scott Metheny
FRANCE: Association of Parents of Young Victims of Strangulation
Choking Game 'CINE Golden Eagle Award'
Faces of Victims: What if it was your child?
Victim Stats / Children
DoD: Department of Defense 'Safe Schools Handbook'
Homework Hotline : Parents Beware the Choking Game
Dr. Phil Show 'Deadly Teen Trends'
Deadly Game 'Geraldo at Large'
CNN: Mother missed signs of 'The Choking Game'
"Choking Game" Claims Life of One Californian Teenager
My Son
Guest Book For Gabriel Harry Mordecai
Catholic News and Views
The day this game killed my son
SaneMommy.Com TCG
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How many more kids will die before this becomes a priority concern?
Strangulation in children and preadolescents usually results from unsafe play!
Deadly Game
Links to news articles 'The Choking Game' TCG
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Injury Prevention 'IP' Online: Injuries among children and adolescents are often the result of thril
What Montana Says..
Dangerous Behavior Audio Guests: Elizabeth McCauley, Ph.D, Sue Eastgard,James J. Mazza, Ph.D.
Group E Mail for those of US who have lost a loved one to The Choking Game
Sarah's Notes

Gabriel's story  was #1 news maker of 2005 in our local newspaper

Sarah Pacatte: Still loving Gabriel
Top 10 stories from the Ridge in 2005 1. Boy dies playing Choking Game

 Choking game: 'There's no way to win'

Bucks County Courier Times

"If you don't do something, someone's going to die. You should never bury your own child," Metheny told the crowd.

But Carol Connelly did. She lost her son Stephen two weeks shy of his 17th birthday. Stephen's brother and sister, then 10 and 7-years-old, found him one August morning in 2002 after he'd already been dead for eight hours.

Carol Connelly wears Stephen's class ring on a chain around her neck.

"He was doing something he didn't think would kill him," the former Morrisville resident said. "I don't think any child wants their family to live with that shock and trauma."


Updated Fri. Jan. 27 2006 9:00 AM ET News Staff

  12 year old Jesse Grant                                      Sharron Grant, Jesse's Mom

12-year-old Jesse Grant thought he was just playing a game when he put the computer cord around his neck.                            Sharron Grant says 'He promised me he wouldn't play it again.'

                                       Dr. Mark Chandra says 'This is not a game.'

                                                 Dr. Mark Chandra says 'This is not a game.'


Grant has created a website,,  to educate people about this dangerous game.


Deputies learn to combat "choking game"
WBBH - Ft. Myers,FL,USA
Some say they were shocked by what they learned. "The Choking Game" is child's play with a deadly twist. Kids use cords, ropes or ...

Sheriff trying to prevent 'choking game' deaths
WBBH - Ft. Myers,FL,USA
... Hunter doesn't want it to become a problem in Collier County, so he's started a campaign to educate students and parents about the danger of the choking game. ...


CTV News: Avis Favaro on the deadly new game  2:03

Canada AM: Sharron Grant, mother of the victim  5:21

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Dangerous Choking Game Claims Life Of Young Girl

POSTED: 7:22 pm PST January 24, 2006
UPDATED: 10:52 am PST January 25, 2006

The recent death of a Bear Valley Girl is bringing

attention to a "game" some kids are playing with deadly consequences.

Authorities say what happened to an 11 year old Bear Valley girl is being played by kids in the area and all over the country.


Eleven-year-old dies of pass-out game

Eleven-year-old Jonathan Kelly
Eleven-year-old Jonathan Kelly
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An 11-year-old boy has died of self-inflicted wounds, but his family says it wasn't suicide. He was playing a deadly game most parents have never heard of.

Eleven-year-old Jonathan Kelly loved his skateboard, his guitar and football. Over the past year-and-a-half, mom Darlene says Jonathan also loved his hair, spending hours in the bathroom.


KSN News: Parents, officials warn of "choking game" - News - Dangerous Choking Game Claims Life Of Young Girl

WFFA, Dallas - Fort Worth - Educators: Choking Game Can Be Deadly

KGET TV 17 - In the Spirit of the Golden Empire - Choking game kills an 11-year-old

Reader's Digest -Thrills That Kill

FOX 19 Cincinnati - Local School Warns About Deadly Game

CBS 3 Philadelphia - The Dangers of The Choking Game

KERO ABC News - Dangerous Choking Game Claims the Life of Young Girl - Choking Game Kills an 11 year-old

WDTN, Dayton, OH - School Officials Warn Parents of the "choking game"

Reporter - Out of Breath

Omaha World Herald - Choking game another worry for parents

 LA Times - Deadly Danger of the Choking Game


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