Extra! Korea

April 3, 2010

Couple who let baby die while raising virtual baby plead guilty to negligent homicide

Filed under: rapid cultural change, technology, the Internet — extrakorea @ 12:02 pm

You might recall the story about the couple who were spent so much time playing an online game that their neglected baby starved to death. The biggest irony in the sad story was the fact that the goal of the game was to raise a virtual baby.

The couple was charged with negligent homicide, and they plead guilty. Sentencing will be on April 16. By the way, the CNN report features Andrew Salmon.

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