FOR four days a US teenager stayed shut in his bedroom, engrossed in his Xbox game. Then he collapsed.

WBNS-TV reports that fifteen-year-old Columbus teen Tyler Rigsby collapsed and was taken to hospital on Tuesday after becoming severely dehydrated. His mother says he emerged from his bedroom during the four days only to pick up snacks or take a quick shower.

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