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23 guests at a wedding in Saudi Arabia were killed instantly via electrocution when outdoor celebratory gunfire knocked down an overhead electrical power-line onto a metal dance-floor. 30 additional guests were injured in the event. This incident occurred less than a month after the Saudi government banned the use of celebratory fire with live rounds being performed at weddings.

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Ex-banker’s courtroom suicide

Michael Marin, a 53-year-old Wall Street trader and father of four from Phoenix, Arizona, killed himself in court during the reading of his guilty verdict. Marin was on trial for insurance fraud after a forensic investigation of the aftermath of his 3.5 million dollar mansion burning down indicated arson. Potentially facing a sentence of up to 21 years in prison, Marin swallowed a cyanide tablet he had purchased online and concealed during the trial and died within minutes. The incident was recorded on video and has since been made available on the Internet.

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Zip Lining Accident

Jackson Roos, 12, was zip lining in his garden when a safety line got tangled in a strap of his helmet, after which he choked to death, near Seattle, USA.

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Soldier killed trying to cure another of hiccups

Soldier Isaac Lawrence Young, 22, was having the hiccups, and a fellow soldier tried to help him by pulling out his gun to scare him in order to stop the hiccups, but he accidentally discharged the gun, killing Isaac.

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Potential heir to $300 million fortune found dead, homeless

Timothy Henry Gray, 60, a heir to a $300 million fortune was found homeless and frozen to death under a bridge before he could be given his share.

Died saving Kim portraits

Han Hyon-Gyong, the 14 year old North Korean schoolgirl, drowned in a flood trying to save portraits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

Drowned in the manure

A pet dog had fallen into a manure tank on a farm. Father Noel (58) and brothers Nevin Spence and Graham (22 and 30) went into the tank to save the dog and each other. All three drowned in the manure.

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A little boy drowned in a toilet bowl

Mendi Altman, a 14-month-old toddler drowned to death in a toilet while visiting family in Brooklyn.

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Stair lift to Heaven

Source:dailymail.co.uk
Source:dailymail.co.uk

Shirley Perkins, 55, a disabled woman was killed when she got her head trapped in her stair lift. She toppled backwards down the stairs and got her head wedged between the metal rung of the electric seat and the wall.

Man died after cockroach-eating competition

Edward Archbold, 32, died after winning the roach-eating contest in South Florida on October 5th, 2012. Archbold downed dozens of live bugs and worms and collapsed shortly after the end of the contest.

Farmer eaten by his pigs

Terry Vance Garner, a 69-year-old farmer from Coos County, Oregon, went out to feed his pigs but was devoured by his animals. Nothing but his dentures and a few body pieces were recovered. Investigators believe the hogs may have knocked Garner over before killing and eating him.

Pakistani protester died from breathing smoke of burning US flags

Abdullah Ismail died in Lahore, Pakistan of smoke inhalation where he was protesting the short movie Innocence of Muslims. Ismail was transported to a local hospital when he became ill from the smoke of burning US flags and later died.

Car chase suicide aired on FOX News

Jodon F. Romero, 33, was accused of stealing a red Dodge Caliber from Phoenix, Arizona, and leading police on a high-speed pursuit. At the end of an hour-long pursuit on an interstate west of Phoenix Friday, Romero pulled into the desert and an officer shot at him, although it appears he missed. Fox News was covering the chase that began about midday using a live helicopter shot from Phoenix affiliate KSAZ-TV. Romero then walked off the dirt road, put a gun to his head and shot himself in the head. On live TV.

‘Pass out’ video’s victim

15-year-old David Nuno from Chula Vista, California, has died after he made himself pass out and then fell onto glass that slashed his throat. The boy and two friends were in the boy’s home watching an Internet video about how to intentionally pass out through hyperventilation. The teen used the technique, passed out and fell forward. He landed on a glass tumbler that broke and gashed his throat.

A daredevil stunt involving a BMW, duct tape and a children’s merry-go-round left a man dead

A 20-year old German, identified only as Tobias, died of head trauma, in the Bavarian town of Oberviehbach, while performing a stunt being filmed for the internet. The stunt involved securing Tobias to a child’s merry-go-round with duct tape, wrapping a rope around the merry-go-round, tying the end of the rope to a BMW, and then driving the car away quickly, causing the merry-go-round to spin at high speed. The tape failed under the centrifugal force, launching Tobias 6 yards (5.5 m).

Gravedigger Buried Alive

Zailan Hamid, 40, was killed after the grave he was digging collapsed and buried him in Mentakab, Malaysia.

Javelin Accident

Dieter Strack, 74, a German athletics official died after being struck in the throat with a javelin at an athletics event in Düsseldorf, Germany. He had gone to measure a throw but was hit by a javelin thrown by a 15-year-old athlete. He was immediately taken to the hospital but died of his injuries.

Bigfoot Hoax Ends in Death

Randy Lee Tenley, 44, from Kalispell, Montana was hit by a car and killed after he had put on a camouflage suit and stepped out onto Highway 93 at night, trying to get people to believe they had sighted Bigfoot.

Woman in Wedding Dress Drowned in a River

Maria Pantazopoulos, 30, drowned after being swept away in the Ouareau River just north of Montreal, Canada while wearing her wedding dress for a photography session. Ordinarily, standing near the shore in 15–30 cm (6–12 in) of water for a healthy adult would not be inherently dangerous. However, her water-soaked dress became too heavy, and she was pulled deeper into the river and succumbed to drowning. She had been married only two weeks earlier.

Raped to Death by Five Wives

Uroko Onoja, a Nigerian polygamist businessman, died after being forced by five of his six wives to have sex with them in a row. Onoja was caught having sex with the youngest of his spouses by the remaining five wives, who were jealous of him paying more attention to the youngest wife. The remaining wives demanded that he have sex with each of them too, threatening him with knives and sticks, and he went on to have intercourse with four of them in succession, but died before having sex with the fifth.