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The family of a man whose death has been linked to the controversial drinking game 'NekNominate' have paid tribute to his 'friendship and generosity'.
Stephen Brookes, from Rumney in Cardiff, died during the early hours of Sunday morning.
Stephen's family have described him as a man with a "great sense of humour" and a "massive heart".
In a statement, Stephen's parents said: "We would like to say thank you for all the support that we have received. The cards and flowers are all beautiful and we are overwhelmed by all the beautiful messages on Facebook.
“As his parents we are heartbroken by this sad tragedy and the loss of our son who we loved so dearly. We will miss his cheeky smile. We hope that nobody else had to experience this."
Police are investigating possible links between the death of a Cardiff man and the controversial online drinking game 'NekNominate'.
The so called game sees people posting pictures of themselves drinking large amounts of alcohol and then nominating friends to copy their example.
South Wales police are trying to find out whether the game could have been a factor in the death of twenty nine year old Stephen Brooks from the Rumney area of Cardiff, as Megan Boot reports.
The Welsh Government have reiterated their alcohol guidelines following the death of a man in Rumney believed to be linked to the drinking game 'NekNomination'.
South Wales Police are looking into whether the controversial drinking game 'Neknomination' played a part in the death of a 29 year old man from Cardiff.
The man has been named locally as Stephen Brookes, from Rumney, Cardiff.
Police investigating the death say they have received information regarding the 'Neknominate' game.
The anti-binge drinking campaign group Alcohol Concern has responded to news of another death potentially linked to "Neknomination".
South Wales Police are looking into whether the controversial drinking game "Neknomination" played a part in the death of a 29 year old man from Rumney.
- Neknomination is a drinking game played on social media
- Those who receive a nomination are challenged to drink a pint of alcohol in one go within 24 hours, before nominating another to do the same
- Two deaths in Ireland are believed to be linked to the craze
South Wales Police are investigating the death of a man in Rumney believed to have taken part in the internet drinking craze NekNominate.
The 'NekNominate' craze involves young people filming themselves drinking a pint or more of alcohol and then nominating friends on social networking sites to do the same thing.
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The family of Stephen Brookes have warned others about the drinking game 'Neknominate'.