Mike Tyson tragedy

The boxer’s four-year-old daughter accidentally strangles herself with treadmill cord

The troubled life of former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson took a tragic twist this week, when his four-year-old daughter accidentally strangled herself while playing on the family’s treadmill. Exodus Tyson was pronounced dead yesterday, one day after her neck somehow got stuck in a cord attached to the exercise machine. Tyson, who has been living in Las Vegas while promoting a new documentary about his life in and out of the boxing ring, rushed back to the family home in Phoenix after hearing the news. “There are no words to describe the tragic loss of our beloved Exodus,” his family said in a statement. “We ask you now to please respect our need at this very difficult time for privacy to grieve and try to help each other heal.”

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