Some Puppy Lovin Swirl Gone Tragically Wrong: British Girl Dies After Her First Kiss

- By Bossip Staff

This is so bizarre:

A British teenager collapsed and died minutes after kissing a boyfriend for the first time. Jemma Benjamin, 18, shared her first smooch with Daniel Ross in the hallway of his apartment in South Wales in April 2009, The Daily Mail reported.

The pair had been friends for weeks and were planning to go out to eat that night, an inquest heard Thursday. “It was not a sexual relationship. We saw each other a couple of times a week,” Ross told police. “We were talking and ended up kissing by the front door.”

A few moments later, she collapsed. The cause of death was recorded as sudden adult death syndrome, The Sun said. The syndrome kills about 500 people in Britain each year. Friends and family say Benjamin was a shy teen with a passion for sports, including hockey and swimming.

“There’s so many things I could say about her -– she was a beautiful daughter and a lovely person,” father Dale Benjamin said, according to The Daily Mail. Benjamin had no history of cardiac problems, but was stressed about upcoming exams at school, her father said. Ross said he was shocked when Benjamin’s eyes drooped and she collapsed, foaming at the mouth. “I rang her mother to see if she had epilepsy,” Ross said, according to the Daily Telegraph. “She fell in and out of consciousness.”

He called an ambulance but paramedics were unable to save the woman. Ross has since moved back to his home city of Birmingham, England. For Benjamin’s family, the grief at this mysterious death goes on. “I am not able to put into words how much I miss her,” mother Charlotte Garwood said.

Wow. R.I.P.


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  • We"Blacks"AreTheREALHebrewIsraelites

    Wow. I don’t even know what to say about this. How tragic. I didn’t even know this syndrome existed. How sad for the family and the young man.

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  • daisy jay

    So what, a kiss from a black man can kill white women now?

    I’ve heard it all.

    • rose by any other name 350 8914 ™

      HaHa… LMBAO!!! a kiss from a black man…wtf??

    • Curious1 aka 2 My Hata's: My Middle Fingers Salute Ya

      LOL…I got your “dry British Humor”…FACETIOUS joke..all it was..don’t sweat it..wasn’t insensitive to the situation..

  • Butter Pecan

    There was a case exactly like this some years back in the U.S. A girl died after kissing a boy. It turned out the guy had eaten peanut butter minutes before kissing the girl and she had a acute allergy to peanuts. She went into Anaphylactic Shock and died almost instantly. Probably more common than you think.

    • Lean on Me

      The Brits corona’s lazy as heck “Sudden Adult Syndrome” and 500 cases a year. They didn’t do a FULL autopsy.

  • Soul Touch

    wow…I thought it was going to be another peanut case, but sudden adult death syndrom I’ve never heard off.


  • white girls have STD's


  • Witch Doctor

    Stay away from them Africans! I bet he put roots on her! Look at him he look like he had a plan!

  • Sanriobaby =^.^=

    Wow, that’s crazy. Never heard of sudden adult death syndrome before. Her boyfriend must be traumatized…

  • Anonymous


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  • Moanmyname (Certified now!)

    God forgive me but i bursted out lasughing reading the first couple of lines…..
    *back to the story*

    • Moanmyname (Certified now!)

      now i feel awful (saying 10 hail marys)

  • mrz.cole

    england aint like america..we av sense to nt charge sum1 over sudden death like adult death syndrome…stupid remark

  • 1991 UK Gem of Africa... (Arsenal has to win a trophy this season)

    Yh i read this story yesterday in the Metro.. But it didn’t mention his race I just thought it was a white boy.
    But it is sad when you hear of things like this.

    • ManchesterUKer

      Well to be honest I think the journalist valued his job enough not to have a headline like ‘White Girl Dies After Kissing Black Boy’ lol

  • Ibedamned

    Damn what did race have to do with this. RIP to that poor girl

    • Do You Think?

      These people are stupid as hell. Pay them no mind.

  • daisy jay

    It’s called comic relief. If you had a sense of humor, you would detect it. I guess you don’t have one. Why would anybody be serious about a comment like that? Come on.

  • ~ChynaPeach~

    Was that the kiss of death Ive heard so much about? But naw in all seriousness its sad that a young lady lost her life and a yound man had to witness it. That was probably traumatizing and he might be blaming himself.

  • 1luv

    i thought this was another peanut case too. wow!! they say love can make your heart skip a beat…maybe she had an undiagnose heart problem and it messed up her heart rhythm. poor girl r.i.p!

  • I'd DIE for a White Woman

    The chicken grease from his lips sent her into cardiac arrest!!!!

    • rose by any other name 350 8914 ™

      That was one stupid azz comment.. chicken grease … maybe he dont even eat chicken wtf? now i would be wrong to say maybe she was just epileptic and when she saw how big his shaft was rising .. she couldnt take it.. now that would be wrong to say that huh???

  • TT BOY

    @ Daisy Jay

    WRONG simpleton!
    What you call comic relief,is STUPID! What if YOU dropped dead? Should we laugh?

    Maybe so!

  • WithAllHonesty

    I understood your humor, don’t sweat it.

    That’s unfortunate.

  • rose by any other name 350 8914 ™

    @daisy jay.. you cool, i got you!!

  • rose by any other name 350 8914 ™

    where in the batty boi hell is @hannibal.. i miss his crazy humor…. hannibal come on out and play with me!!

    • CAN AM

      And Marquis de Sade.

  • CAN AM

    That’s unexplainable like SIDS. Wow, this is so bad. That boy will never forget this.

  • I'd DIE for a White Woman

    @rose by another name or his Bling Bling was shinning so bright it cause the seizure…lol please u people make the sterotypes and yes i said “You people”

  • I'd DIE for a White Woman

    Who uses the term “Koon” what is this rosewood?

  • JECCA111

    This is the stupidest sh1t i’ve ever read. “Girl collapse and dies” that’s the damn story. Kissing him didn’t have sh1t to do with this. This happens all day…People die all day everyday…this is stupid.

  • Ariona Taylor

    I thought his breath killed her. Halitosis is the leading cause of death in interracial dating/friendships. No Judgement Zone!!!

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