25 Unusual Deaths That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

All human beings have one thing in common – they die. It is a tragic, yet inevitable part of life that has occurred since the dawn of humanity. Some people wish to die peacefully in their sleep; others want to leave this world with a bang.

No matter what your preference, you probably wouldn’t want to suffer any of these 25 Unusual Deaths That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head.


By the Skin of His Teeth


American author Tennessee Williams made a habit of holding the cap of his eye drop bottle between his teeth while he inserted his eye drops. This ritual ultimately caused his death one night in a New York hotel room in 1983 when he choked on the cap and died at the age of 71.


You Can’t Escape Your Fate


Convicted murderer Michael Anderson Godwin faced the death penalty until his sentence was changed to life imprisonment in 1983. However, while adjusting the earphones plugged into his prison cell’s TV six years later, the 28-year-old bit into a wire and died. He had been sitting on a steel-rimmed toilet at the time of his death and died of electrocution.


Dying to Be Right


In 1993, an attempt to prove to a group of visitors that the glass of the Toronto-Dominion Centre was “unbreakable,” proved fatal for 38-year-old lawyer Garry Hoy as he threw himself against a window. He fell to his death from the 24th floor when the window popped out of the frame. In his defense, the glass did not break.


His Dying Wish


Bernd-Jurgen Brandes of Germany was stabbed repeatedly before being partially eaten by Armin Meiwes in 2001. It was later discovered that the two had agreed to this arrangement on the Internet, and Brandes had explicitly written in his will that he wished to be murdered and eaten.


Oblivious Much?


In 2001, Chante Jawan Mallard hit Gregory Biggs, a homeless man, with her car on her way home. He became lodged in the windshield but suffered no instantly fatal injuries. However, he died of his injuries a few hours later after Mallard left her car in the garage with Biggs still stuck in the windshield.

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