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
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
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.