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Barman jailed for drinking game which killed teen.

Summary: A German barman has been jailed for serving at least 44 shots of tequila tequila

Distilled liquor, usually clear in colour and unaged, made from the fermented juice of the Mexican agave plant. (See agave family.) It contains 40–50% alcohol.
 which killed a 16-year-old boy during a faked drinking contest.

A barman has been jailed for serving at least 44 shots of tequila which killed a 16-year-old German boy during a faked drinking contest.

The 28-year-old gave himself glasses of water, but served the teenager Teenager
See also Adolescence.

Ah, Wilderness!

high-school senior has problems with girls and his father. [Am. Drama: O’Neill Ah, Wilderness! in Sobel, 15]

Aldrich, Henry

teenaged film character of the 1940s. [Am.
 with alcohol during the February 2007 drinking bout Noun 1. drinking bout - a long period of drinking
boozing, crapulence, drink, drinking, drunkenness - the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall"

After about an hour the youngster fell into a coma coma, in medicine
coma, in medicine, deep state of unconsciousness from which a person cannot be aroused even by painful stimuli. The patient cannot speak and does not respond to command.
 and he died five weeks later.

The bartender, who admitted his guilt, was sentenced to three years and five months in jail for causing grievous bodily harm grievous bodily harm

Criminal law serious injury caused by one person to another

Noun 1. grievous bodily harm - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
 with fatal consequences.

Two other bar staff who were involved in tricking the dead teenager were convicted at an earlier trial of causing grievous bodily harm.

They were sentenced to receive social training for ten months, while a third bartender at that trial was acquitted.

The case triggered a national debate over teenage alcohol abuse and the danger of "flat-rate" binge-drinking parties where customers pay a one-off entry fee and are served unlimited strong spirits all night.

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Publication:Independent Television News Limited (ITN)
Date:Jul 4, 2009
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