Six Flags Great America suspends cockroach-eating contest after Florida death

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012 10:23 AM | Contributed by VitaminsAndGravy

Six Flags Great America in Gurnee has suspended its seasonal cockroach-eating contest, in response to reports of a man’s death after a similar competition at a Florida pet store. The 32-year-old man reportedly collapsed last week after eating dozens of roaches and worms during a contest to win a python at a pet store in Deerfield Beach, according to the Associated Press.

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