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Viral TikTok challenge: the girl from Santa Fe filmed her death and her family says they "incentivized" her


Milagros was 12 years old. They investigate a suicide, but her aunt denounced that, minutes before, she received a link to a group video call with her classmates that would have instigated her to carry out the Blackout Challenge.

Milagros was 12 years old.

In 2023 she was going to start high school, but on Friday she was found dead in her father's house.

While the city fires her shocked by her pain, her family denounced that she would have been the victim of a challenge from the social network TikTok.

Justice investigates a suicide, but they will analyze her cell phone to determine if she could have been instigated.

The girl lived in Capitán Bermúdez, a city in San Lorenzo, within Gran Rosario, in Santa Fe. Her parents were separated and this weekend she had gone to her father's house, where he finally died.

Judicial sources consulted by


confirmed that the girl filmed the sequence and the video was recorded on her cell phone, which is in the hands of prosecutor Juan Carlos Ledesma, of the San Lorenzo prosecutor's office, dependent on the Rosario Regional 2 prosecutor's office. 

The Police arrived at the house on Friday at 1:54 p.m., as recorded in the summary.

Around 1:15 p.m., they indicated, the death would have occurred.

According to the preliminary autopsy report, death was caused by "

mechanical asphyxiation by hanging

" and they confirmed that "

there are no signs of abuse or intervention by third parties


That is why for Justice it was a suicide.

From the scene they kidnapped a cell phone in which they found the video of the sequence.

In addition, they will analyze it to determine if a video call took place from there in which their schoolmates could be involved.

So far, the relatives have not testified in court, so the complaints related to the "Blackout Challenge" are only in the media.

"We are waiting for the logical times after an event of this magnitude for the family to come forward to testify and determine if there is a criminal offense to investigate," they informed



Milagros Soto was fired on social networks after being found dead after carrying out an alleged TikTok challenge.

Laura Luque is Milagros's aunt and it was her post that triggered the alert: "

Hello everyone. My name is Lali... I make what I am experiencing public. She is Milagros, my little niece... who lost her life today doing a TikTok challenge... please share... my family and I have no consolation...

", he wrote on Facebook.

When asked by another user, the woman replied: "

Hello. This happened today at noon I can't even write, I only know that until now her friends challenged her to a TikTok challenge and she hanged herself as soon as I know more I'm going to share so that what we are experiencing now does not happen to any boy, and neither does his family go through


The woman spoke with

Radio 2

of Rosario.

"We decided to talk so that the parents are attentive. The only thing I know is that Milagros was a very intelligent girl, she was very educated by her entire family, by me, by her mother, by her father, she was very aware of what was happening in social networks", began his story.


My niece was sent a link, a schoolmate. She opened it and was on a video call with her classmates

. She did it, there is a video, she shows herself starting from the beginning until she loses her life. It is very difficult For us, for her family, because we still don't understand why. She was encouraged, that's the only thing I'm going to say. She was a very intelligent and very happy girl. If someone encouraged her? I'm sure, "said Laura.

In addition, he considered that his niece was pushed to carry out the "challenge" and regretted: "We are in a society in which if you do not do this, you are not part of the group, if you do not do what we tell you, you

are a shit

. This is ongoing , it is being investigated, and I am not going to stop until I know what happened to Mili. The only thing I know is that she would not have been able to take her own life." 

Milagros Soto was fired on social networks after being found dead after carrying out an alleged TikTok challenge.

What is the viral challenge

The dangerous "challenge" involves fainting due to lack of oxygen due to suffocation to later be able to recount the experience on the video platform.

As the investigators anticipated, it would have been the third time that the girl was filmed doing it, but this time it was fatal.

The school the girl attended echoed the tragedy and shared a statement about it.


As an educational community, we accompany the family of our student Milagros Soto in this terrible moment. We will always remember Mili as a great student, companion, sweet, good and kind. RIP and endless light shine for her

, "says the document signed on behalf of the school No. 23 "Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri".

Milagros Soto was fired on social networks after being found dead after carrying out an alleged TikTok challenge.

Milagros had a sister and participated in a poetry workshop with her grandmother.

He had Instagram where he uploaded reels "dancing" and doing choreography, but his family was unaware of his presence on TikTok.

Consultation Lines


Line 135


The Suicide Care Center (CAS) is serving 18 hours a day, from 8 to 2 in the morning, anonymously, free of charge and voluntarily.

Line 135 is free from CABA or Greater Buenos Aires;

and (011) 5275-1135 is for the entire country.


National Network Hospital Specialized in Mental Health and Addictions “Lic.

Laura Bonaparte”


It has an Emergency Committee that conducts telephone interviews for advice and containment of people who suffer the effects of social, preventive and compulsory isolation.

Attended by mental health professionals, the telephone line (011) 4305-0091 to 96, extension 1155, is available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Mental Health Answers CABA


It is a device that provides confidential telephone guidance for residents of the city of Buenos Aires.

Phones: 4863-8888/48615586/4123-3120, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 4123-3100 inti.

3484/3485 holidays, weekends and nights, from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.


You are an Anonymous Friend


In the context of the pandemic, he is receiving Skype calls (user: SOSUNAMIGOANONIMO ) every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. He calls and they answer directly.


look also

What is the Blackout Challenge, the dangerous viral challenge on TikTok that has already claimed several victims

Viral challenges on TikTok: how to prevent and what to teach boys and girls

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