FL Man Choked To Death In Roach-Eating Contest

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A bug eating contest in Florida came to a sad end when a contestant died, and now we know why.

FOX News radio’s Sal Giangrasso reports:

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He accidentally choked to death after downing dozens of live roaches during a contest. That’s the conclusion of the autopsy in last month’s death of 32-year-old Edward Archbold of West Palm Beach, Florida.

He was downing the bugs, as well as worms, for a contest at a reptile store in Deerfield Beach. Archbold became ill shortly after and collapsed in front of the store. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. None of the other contestants became ill.

Sal Giangrasso, FOX News Radio.

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