November 18, 2016

More bizarre deaths

Death by gravestone. Heartbroken mother, 25, found her son, eight, dying in a cemetery when he was crushed to death by a falling gravestone while playing with his friends.

Ciaran Williamson and four friends were playing in a Glasgow cemetery when they
climbed through a hole in the wall and went climbing a tree. Ciaran jumped onto a gravestone which collapsed on him and his friends. One friend tried to help him but couldn't because his foot was jammed. Another ran to Ciaran's house and told his parents what had happened


Death by hickey
Mexican teen dies of a stroke after a 'HICKEY given by his 24-year-old girlfriend formed a blood clot that traveled to his brain

Julio Macias Gonzalez had a bruise on his neck, given to him by his 24-year-old girlfriend, according to Hoy Estado De Mexico.  He was at home with his family in the Iztapalapa borough when he began having strong convulsions.  Julio's relatives caused emergency services, but paramedics could not save him. They later attributed his death to the hickey on his neck.  They said the bruise caused a blood clot to form, which then traveled to his brain, causing a stroke.


Death while broadcasting stunt on Facebook 
Italian wingsuit pilot broadcasts his own death live on Facebook as daring Alps jump ends in tragedy

An Italian wingsuit pilot who crashed down to his death in the Alps was broadcasting his daring jump live on Facebook...
The 28-year-old, named locally as Armin Schmieder, told his fans 'today you fly with me' before his leap, from a mountain top near Kandersteg in Switzerland, ended in tragedy.  His body was recovered near Kandersteg, a popular BASE jumping location.

Ditto. Teen driver is killed alongside her friend when she smashed into a tractor trailer while broadcasting herself on Facebook Live

An 18-year-old girl was live-streaming herself on Facebook Live as she drove along a Pennsylvania highway in the moments before a fiery crash that killed her and a passenger....She was driving very slowly in the right lane of Interstate 380 when a tractor-trailer plowed into the back of their Suzuki Forenza.  Witnesses told State Police there may have been something wrong with the Suzuki's tail lights.


Death by Dentist 
One-year-old girl died under anesthesia while her dentist fixed 'six cavities' -

An autopsy revealed she did NOT need the procedure. There was nothing wrong with Daisy's baby teeth and did not need any dental work.


Death by display. 
Science teacher, 41, dies after breaking her leg in a freak accident while putting up a display in her classroom

Popular teacher was putting up a display ahead of the start of term.  Science and health teacher Lynsey Haycock was taken to hospital with a broken leg, but died the next day as a result of medical complications.


Death by Selfie 
127 selfie-related deaths globally since March 2014 in quest for the perfect picture on cliff edges and near trains

An incredible 76 people have died taking pictures of themselves in India, which is more than double the amount from the rest of the world... Experts blamed people's desire for more 'likes' and comments on social media for driving increasingly risky selfie-taking.
Posted by Jill Fallon at November 18, 2016 4:17 PM | Permalink