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Pokemon GO player finds rare creature, has heart attack

67-year-old finds rarest Pokemon GO creature, has a fatal heart attack
By Anthony Garreffa from Mar 10, 2017 @ 3:33 CST

Pokemon GO is still a popular game, and maybe a little too much for 67-year-old Liang Weiming who had a level 28 account and over 200 creatures - as he found the rarest of Pokemon: Lapras, and then suffered a fatal heart attack.




According to Weiming's wife, the excitement of finding the rare Pokemon caused him to have a heart attack on the spot. He was transported to the Singapore General Hospital, but was unable to be saved, passing away shortly after he arrived. Weiming also suffered from heart disease and cardiac issues, so the excitement from finding Lapras pushed him over the edge.


I guess the one good thing to take away from this is that he died doing something he truly loved - so much so, that when he caught that elusive Pokemon, it killed him. RIP, Liang Weiming.


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