Skip to comments.Gamers ignore corpse in Internet cafe
Posted on 02/04/2012 2:04:00 PM PST by smokingfrog
A 23-year-old man died in an Internet cafe in New Taipei City after 10 straight hours of gaming on Tuesday and police said yesterday they were shocked to find complete disinterest from the other gamers in the cafe during their investigation.
According to police, Chen Jung-yu, who worked at Northern Taoyuan Cable TV as an engineer, had paid for 23 hours at a New Taipei City Internet cafe at 10pm on Tuesday to play World of Warcraft, but died 10 hours later.
The clerk at the Internet cafe said Chen was a frequent customer at the cafe, and had taken the corner seat in the first row after coming into the cafe on Tuesday night, adding that at about 3pm on Wednesday, Chens head drooped slightly and his hands were stretched in front of him, touching the keyboard.
I thought that he was only dozing off and paid no particular attention, the clerk said, adding that when he went to wake Chen up when his 23 hours were up, he saw that his face was blackened and that he was sitting rigidly in the sofa chair.
Seeing Chens hands rigidly stretched out in front of him as if he were still gaming when he moved the sofa chair back, the clerk said he called police.
About 10 other players were in the cafe, but said they only knew something had happened after the police started cordoning off the area for forensic sweeps, but to the police officers surprise, most either stayed in front of their computers and kept on gaming or took little interest.
A slip for an appointment at National Taiwan University Hospital was found in Chens scooter storage space, and the preliminary cause of death is suspected to be organ failure ...
(Excerpt) Read more at taipeitimes.com ...
You think someone would have noticed...
Hell, He was WINNING !!!
I think a refund is due here.
What, they should have tried to start a conversation with it or something?
Absolutely not. After all, a corpse is a corpse, of course, of course, and no one can talk to a corpse of course....
...unless, of course, the corpse, of course, is the famous Mr. Dead!
This same exact thing happened to a neighbor of mine. His wife was so mad they ignored his corpse, she won’t let him go back there unless he has one of those “I’ve fallen and cant get up” thingies.
I must say, those “golden globes” are whispering me me now.
Ah heck, on second thought, not whispering....YELLING AT ME!!!!
That dress must be about 3 sizes too small.
“That dress must be about 3 sizes too small.”
She knows how to play to her strengths.
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I'm glad they don't check my pulse at work every time I look like that.
” to play World of Warcraft,”
Maybe the game jumped off the screen and he really ran out of lives?
In Philadelphia, they would have registered him to vote.
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