Girl, 8, Dies Months After ‘Dare’ to Drink Boiling Water Through Straw
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- An 8-year-old Florida girl died Sunday night, five months after she was injured while drinking boiling water through a straw, according to the Sun Sentinel. Ki’ari Pope complained to her mother’s boyfriend on Sunday that she couldn’t breathe, according to the paper. The girl was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead an hour later.