Trying To Catch Them All Leads To Dead Body

pokemongoSince Thursday, I've heard a lot of different stories about Pokemon Go. From Trump Tower in New York being a Pokemon Gym to children's hospitals having to warn both patients and staff about playing the game too much. But this one may take the cake.

Shawna Wiggins is a 19-year old from rural Wyoming who had already captured 50 virtual animals by Thursday evening. She got up Friday morning and headed down by the Big Wind river in hopes of catching some water based creatures. She found two deer, but no Pokemon so she headed further down the rock towards the water where her luck changed, for the worse. Wiggins discovered a dead body.

The Freemont County Sheriff Office says the man she found died of drowning in about 3 feet of water. It is believed to be accidental. The victim has not been publicly identified.

Though shaken, Wiggins feels she helped in a way as the body would probably not have been discovered for a while if she hadn't come across it. She is not detoured from her summer plans of working at the Dairy Queen and exploring her central Wyoming town using Pokemon Go before she heads off to college in Arizona in the fall.

[Source: CNN]

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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