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Weird Deaths

Workers Mistake Woman's Corpse For April Fools' Prank

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.05.2014 | Crime

A desk clerk at an apartment complex in St. Petersburg, Fla., was fired after tossing a dead body into a Dumpster because he thought it was just an Ap...

Man Electrocuted While Taking Sunset Photo In Tree

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.10.2014 | Crime

David Strohm, Jr. loved to photograph sunsets -- and that love apparently led to his death. The 28-year-old from Tustin, Calif., was found dead in ...

Sleeping Man Killed By Falling Cow

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.13.2013 | World

A Brazilian man died due to injuries sustained when a cow fell through the roof of his bedroom while he was sleeping. Joao Maria de Souza and his w...

KILLER SEX? 'Dead' Prostitute Comes Back To Life

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.27.2013 | Weird News

A prostitute in Bulowayo, Zimbabwe, is bringing new meaning to the term "killer sex" after authorities thought she died during an encounter with a cus...

Man Commits Suicide During Gun Safety Class

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.14.2013 | Crime

Police in Bellevue, Wash., are investigating the death of a 50-year-old man who apparently committed suicide on Sunday during a gun safety class. B...

Spontaneous Combustion Not Ruled Out As Cause Of Death For Okla. Man

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.21.2013 | Weird News

Authorities investigating the death of a 65-year-old man in Muldrow, Okla., haven't thrown water on a bizarre theory for the tragedy: Spontaneous huma...

Man's Cremated Ashes Found At A Car Wash 17 Years After His Death

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.26.2012 | Weird News

Out of the ashes of time, a man's cremated ashes have mysteriously appeared at a San Diego car wash 17 years after his death. The man's name is Hen...

Woman Allegedly Dies After Being Injected With Soup

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.16.2012 | Weird News

A woman suffering from a stroke was allegedly injected with soup. Ilda Vitor Maciel of Rio de Janeiro died Sept. 28 at the age of 88 and her family...

Texas Mayor Killed By His Own Ass

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.31.2012 | Crime

A small town in Texas is grieving for its mayor, who was killed Monday when his pet donkey attacked him. William "Bill" Bohlke, mayor of Hollywood ...

Man Dies During Extramarital Threesome, His Family Gets $3 Million

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.01.2012 | Weird News

The family of a man who died while having a threesome with a woman and a male friend has been awarded $3 million from his cardiologist because the doc...

'Serpent Pastor' Dies Of Snake Bite

Newser | Posted 07.29.2012 | Weird News

A West Virginia Pentecostal pastor who used poisonous snakes during religious services has died of a rattlesnake bite. Mack Wolford, who just turn...

Know Why Your Sofa May Be Killing You? Take The Fark Weird News Quiz

Fark.com | Posted 05.25.2012 | Weird News

Know why your sofa may be killing you? Well, take the Fark Weird News Quiz and put things to rest....

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Death By Lava Lamp ... And Other Strange Ways To Go

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 02.17.2012 | Weird News

Death is inevitable. That's a sad but true fact of our existence. But while we are all going to go sometime, each person kicks the bucket in their ...

Teen Commits 'Suicide By Piranha'

Newser.com | Posted 12.08.2011 | Weird News

An 18-year-old Bolivian picked a bizarre and gruesome way to commit suicide, police say. The intoxicated teen jumped out of his canoe into a stretc...

Swedish Man Dies In Savage Lawn Mower Accident

TheLocal.se | David Moye | Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

A man in his mid-forties died following a lawn mowing accident early on Wednesday morning in Kungsbacka, in southern Sweden. "We think he was mowi...

Strange Days: Strange Deaths

Fortean Times | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

People have been dying for centuries and it's one thing that's guaranteed to happen to all of us. However, not everyone has the same demise. Here a...