Law enforcement sources tell News 5 there is an ongoing investigation into the accidental hanging of a 7-year-old Harrison County boy. It appears it happened while children were playing a dangerous dare game.

Sources tell News 5 the boy was playing with a group of other children at his grandmother’s house who was babysitting him. According to the source, the children were daring each other to do different things when the child accidentally hanged himself. At last check, the law enforcement source says the boy was in very critical condition. 

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