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    Florida man dies after winning roach-eating contest

    http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/09/us/flo...tml?hpt=hp_bn1

    Florida man dies after winning roach-eating contest
    By Greg Botelho, CNN
    updated 12:02 PM EDT, Tue October 9, 2012

    (CNN) -- A 32-year-old man downed dozens of roaches and worms to win a python at a Florida reptile store, then collapsed and died outside minutes later.

    Edward Archbold was among 20 to 30 contestants participating in Friday night's "Midnight Madness" event at Ben Siegel Reptiles in Deerfield Beach, authorities said.

    The participants' goal: consume as many insects and worms as they could to take home a $850 python....


    Give this dude a Darwin Award.

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    This was so bizarre there is another thread for it
    [ame="http://websleuths.com/forums/showthread.php?t=187193"]Man, 32, dies after winning live roach-eating contest in Florida - Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community[/ame]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donjeta View Post
    Why didn't that show up in the search?

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    i think im gonna be sick...

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    I've tried, but can't seem to drum up much sympathy...
    Just my opinion, of course.



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