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Roaches get revenge against animal trade

26 Nov

Edward Archbold, 32, “winner” of the pet store contest. Photo / AP

An autopsy has concluded that a Florida man choked to death after downing dozens of live cockroaches during a pet store contest earlier this year.

The report released Monday says 32-year-old Edward Archbold of West Palm Beach died as a result of “asphyxia due to choking and aspiration of gastric contents.”

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