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Coroner implicates Call of Duty in Teenager’s suicide

by | 6th, September 2012

THE inquest into the death of Callum Jordan Green, 14, is a bit odd. The teenager from Stockport took his own life.

The Manchester Evening News looks at the words of Coroner John Pollard. The paper notes that before he died, Callum Green had played Call of Duty. The MEN says that the Coroner “did not blame the game for the fact that Callum, of Keston Crescent, Brinnington, Stockport, hanged himself”.

So. Why mention it?

But he did warn parents about the dangers of ultra-violent video games.

Why? Are his views based on science or a hunch?

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