Human Interest Family of 10-Year-Old Boy Speaks Out After Police Say TikTok Challenge May Have Led to His Death Madison Craig said she found her younger brother Robert dead near his tablet, which he usually used to make TikTok videos By Joelle Goldstein Joelle Goldstein Twitter Joelle Goldstein is a TV Staff Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She has been with the brand for nearly five years, beginning her time as a digital news writer, where she covered everything from entertainment news to crime stories and royal tours. Since then, she has worked as a writer-reporter on the Human Interest team and an associate editor on the TV team. In her current role, Joelle oversees all things TV and enjoys being able to say she has to watch The Kardashians and America's Got Talent for "work". Prior to joining PEOPLE, Joelle was employed at The Hollywood Reporter. She graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelors in Television-Radio (and an appearance in the NCAA Women's Volleyball Final Four!) People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 24, 2021 03:47 PM Share Tweet Pin Email A Georgia family is mourning the loss of Robert Craig, 10, after he tragically died in his front yard due to what police believe could have been a TikTok challenge. The boy was found dead in his Floyd County yard last week by his 12-year-old sister Madison, according to CBS affiliate WGCL-TV. "I walked outside, I saw his tablet and I saw him hanging from the tree," Madison told the outlet, noting how her younger brother usually made TikTok videos on the tablet. Robert was rushed to a hospital, but it was too late and the 10-year-old boy died shortly after, WGCL reported. Colorado Boy, 12, Dies 19 Days After Choking Himself in 'Blackout Challenge' Found on TikTok The Floyd County Police Department is now investigating Robert's death, but his family told WGCL that investigators do not believe he died by suicide due to the content they found on his tablet. "They said they don't believe it was a suicide because he was a happy child, and after looking at his TikTok, it could have been a TikTok challenge," Madison told the outlet. Police believe Robert may have been attempting the "Blackout Challenge," which dares TikTok users to choke themselves until they are unconscious. The challenge, which has gained traction on TikTok over the last year, has already led to the death of several children, including 12-year-old Colorado resident Joshua Haileyesus and a 10-year-old girl in Palermo, Italy. RELATED VIDEO: The 10 Year Challenge: Viral Sensation or Facebook Ploy? Madison told WGCL that although her brother, who was born with one eye, got bulled at school, he always saw the good in others and will be missed tremendously by their family. "Our deepest sympathies are with the family," a TikTok spokesperson tells PEOPLE in a statement. "We prioritize the safety of our community and strictly prohibit and remove dangerous challenges from our platform. While we still have not found evidence of a 'blackout challenge' trending on our platform, we remain vigilant in our commitment to user safety." A spokesperson for the Floyd County Police Department did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment.