Deadly high: "Choking game" leads to accidental death of 13-year-old Grand Blanc student
By Laura Angus
September 20, 2009, 1:26AMMUNDY TOWNSHIP, Michigan — It had been a perfectly normal August day when Maiya Bowman apparently decided to play a game.
The 13-year-old Grand Blanc West Middle School student had spent the afternoon at her grandmother's house and was looking forward to a trip to Michigan's Adventure the following weekend. She had dreams of attending Penn State on a basketball scholarship to study fashion design.
But that night, Maiya tried to make herself pass out for a rush and never came out of it, her parents said.
It was supposed to be fun, a game even.
It was deadly... READ MORE >