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Police investigate possible 'Neknomination' death

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.

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'NekNomination' linked death: Family tributes

Stephen Brookes died during the early hours of Sunday morning Credit: Family photo

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.

South Wales Police are looking into whether the drinking game played a part in his death.

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."

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