Horror last moments of drinker who died after downing bottle of Jägermeister in two minutes for £10 bet | The Sun
THESE are the horror last moments of a drinker who died after downing a bottle of Jägermeister in two minutes for a £10 bet.
The man, aged between 25 and 30, died at the Blue Corner Car Wash & Liquor Restaurant near Elim, South Africa.
Cops said the lad had been lured into a£9.90 bet (R200) bet to see who could down the 35percent ABV bottle of alcohol the quickest on Sunday night.
The man managed to finish the bottle in under two minutes but was said to have immediately experienced issues.
In a clip shared online, the victim is seen being held up by another man and sways side to side as he finishes off the bottle.
There's also music to cheer on the punters to drink quicker.
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South African police said an investigation into the tragic death was now underway.
Police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo addressed the press today.
He said: "Police in Waterval outside Louis Trichardt have opened a case of inquest following an incident of apparent misuse of alcohol that took place at one of the local liquor outlets at Mashamba village where the patrons allegedly participated in what they called a 'drinking competition'.
"The winner who could consume the entire bottle of Jägermeister within a specified time, would get R200 cash.
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"One of them immediately collapsed thereafter and was taken to the local clinic where he was certified dead."
Reacting to the video online, one person said: "Worst part of it all..is that, this isn't funny at all..it was a game that turned out all wrong from all directions."
Another said the man had "paid with his life".
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