[Ed. – A word of caution from parents for whom the warning comes too late.]
A San Antonio family is preparing to bury their 15-year old son after they say an internet challenge directed him to commit suicide.
It’s called the Blue Whale Challenge, a social media group that parents say encourages teens to harm themselves and even commit suicide.
A quick Google search shows this dangerous fad starts on social media through things like Facebook Instagram and Snapchat.
The parents of a San Antonio 15-year old are asking others to be vigilant and routinely check their kids’ social media pages.
“Every day he was always making everybody smile,” said Angela Gonzalez, Isaiah’s mother.
Family members describe Isaiah Gonzalez as a happy and kindhearted 15-year old.
His parents Angela and Jorge say he was getting ready to begin his sophomore year at Southside High School.