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QuizLaw’s Gaming Advice

mortal-kombat-armageddon-20061020040209391.jpgAre you a teenager who has been having trouble with your Mortal Kombat game? Tired of getting beat by all your friends when you play this popular Midway game?

Here’s some advice: Don’t practice your Mortal Kombat moves on your seven-year-old half sister. You might kill her.

Seriously.

Lamar Roberts, 17, and Heather Trujillo, 16, have been charged as adults with felony child abuse causing death after beating Ms Trujillo’s younger half-sister, Zoe Garcia, on December 6th.
The incident occurred as the teenagers babysat Trujillo’s half-sister while their mother was at work. They both allege that the girl lost consciousness following a wrestling game, and their attempts to resuscitate her failed.
According to the autopsy, Garcia’s body had more than 20 bruises, swelling of the brain, and bleeding in her neck muscles and under her spine.
Media reports are dubbing this incident “the Mortal Kombat death”, saying that the girl’s horrific injuries were caused by Roberts and Trujillo imitating moves from the game.

At least they didn’t rip out her still-beating heart and show it to her.