Vegas teen dies rather than give iPad to thieves in SUV

Marcos Vincente Arenas, 15, was the victim of ‘apple picking,’ the practice of swiping iPhones, iPods and iPads. Two Las Vegas men were arrested Sunday and are to be charged with murder. police say.

Marcos was dragged to his death when he wouldn’t let go of his iPad.

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Marcos was dragged to his death when he wouldn’t let go of his iPad.

By / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

For many, a digital gadget offers a lifeline to explore a wider world.

For some, it’s a curse.

A 15-year-old boy who refused to let go of his Apple iPad was dragged along a Las Vegas street and died after the potential thieves, driving an SUV, ran him over, police said.

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