Binge drinking spree kills woman


What was supposed to be a fun night of binge drinking turned deadly, when a 37-year-old woman died after drinking spree gone horribly wrong.

The incident, which sent shock waves to the Botshabelo ward residents in Maun happened on New Year's day at around 4pm. According to the Police the woman was in the company of her ex-boyfriend and a couple of friends when they engaged on a binge drinking competition. Pre-liminary investigations have revealed that they were trying to see who can drink more than the other, unfortunately one of them died as a result.

When she collapsed, they thought she had blacked out from excessive alcohol consumption, little did they know their friend had died.

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