Killed by caffeine

Discussion in 'Up to the Minute' started by hopingicanhelp, Jul 2, 2014.

  1. hopingicanhelp

    hopingicanhelp Well-Known Member

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    Stole headline from CBS but left it generic and non-specific to any one case since we seem to be hearing more about caffeine-related deaths these days.

    This first one pertains to 18 yr old Logan Stiner, who died after using caffeine powder.
    The coroner ruled the cause of death to be a lethal dosage of pure caffeine.

    "We had never seen this before," coroner Stephen Evans told CBS News.

    Evans said Stiner, a high school wrestler, was a healthy young man, but that the amount of caffeine in his system caused a cardiac arrhythmia and a seizure.
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