Popular College Sophomore Dies From `Huffing` Nitrous Oxide

KTLA - Los Angeles

Claremont Police responded to a call at call for help at Claremont McKenna college. They found 19-year-old student Ali Mirza unconscious inside a dorm room. Officers tell KTLA 5 News there were empty canisters of nitrous oxide lying around. The gas, better known as "laughing gas," can cause uncontrollable laughter, dizziness, confusion, fainting, or in Ali Mirza`s case, possibly death, according to police.