Sacred Heart University denies wrongdoing in pancake-eating contest death

Sacred Heart University has denied any wrongdoing concerning the death of junior Caitlin Nelson in a 2017 charity pancake-eating contest, and blames Nelson herself, reports the Associated Press.

Nelson’s mother, Rosanne Nelson, filed suit against the school for failing to supply sufficient medical personnel during the contest and for approving the contest despite known dangers.

Port Authority Police Officer James Nelson, Caitlin’s father, was killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks while responding to the World Trade Center.

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