Yoga teacher dies after falling from a mountain naked

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A yoga teacher plunged to her death earlier this year while hiking up a Guatemalan volcano to watch the sunrise in the nude, an inquest has heard. Catherine Shaw, a 23-year-old British backpacker, was reported missing on March 5 after failing to return from the walk, according to the NZ Herald. Although authorities were initially concerned foul play was involved when her naked and battered body was discovered near San Juan La Laguna on March 11, Coroner Darren Salter has since ruled her death an accident. Read more Read more

Woman dies after being struck by lightning while jogging In cemetery

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CINCINNATI (CBS Local) — An Ohio woman was fatally struck by lightning Friday afternoon while jogging in a cemetery, officials said. Danielle Brosious, 27, of Green Township was struck while she was at Spring Grove Cemetery, according to Cincinnati Fire officials. She died later that day, CBS affiliate WKRC. Read more Read more

Jeffrey Epstein wanted to have his penis frozen and “brought back to life in the future”

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Well, it’s finally happened. We’ve finally gotten to the arc of the Jeffrey Epstein narrative in which we learn the accused sex trafficker reportedly spent years telling scientists about his dream to “seed” the human race with his DNA and, separately, to have his brain and penis cryogenically frozen and brought back to life at a future time and place. America’s paper of record, the New York Times, reports: Read more Read more

80-year-old woman lived in filth. Nobody knew until she was found dead, eaten by her dog.

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DETROIT – At first glance, she thought it was a Halloween prank. The puffy corpse slumped over the chair had no eyes, nose or mouth – just hair on a skull, and bones sticking out from under a red sweater and plaid pants. "How sick," Linda Kajma said to herself, before venturing through the rest of the house in search of her missing cousin. It was Thanksgiving weekend and 80-year-old Sally Honeycheck, who for decades lived in a run-down Detroit neighborhood on Joseph Campau near the Polish Yacht Club, wasn't answering her phone. So Kajma went looking for her, only to discover that her Read more

Sex doll maker creates replicas of dead partners to combat loneliness

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A sex doll business owner offers a special bereavement service for those suffering from loneliness, whereby she’ll create a replica of their dead partner. Mum-of-four Jade Stanley, 35, launched Sex Doll Official in 2018, a company which sells customisable dolls designed for different purposes. Speaking on This Morning with hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, Jade, who was joined by sex doll Amelia, opened up about one service they offer where they create a replica of deceased partners. Asked if she had people ask for a doll of their dead partner, Jade said: ‘Yes I’ve actually Read more

Fluids from body upstairs force restaurant closure

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WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Fluids leaking from a decomposing body upstairs have forced health officials to close a Connecticut restaurant. WFSB-TV reports Windsor police were called to the Siam Corner Thai Kitchen and Pho restaurant on May 29 for a report of a foul odor and a reddish-brown liquid dripping from the ceiling of the restaurant behind the front counter. Police say they entered the apartment above the restaurant through an unlocked window and found the tenant's body in his bed. They say he had been dead for several days. Police say no foul play is suspected. They have not released the Read more

One dead after poop transplant gone wrong, FDA warns

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FDA puts the squeeze on poop transplants after spread of drug-resistant gut germ. One patient has died and another became seriously ill after fecal transplants inadvertently seeded their innards with a multi-drug resistant bacterial infection, the Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday. The cases highlight the grave risks of what some consider a relatively safe procedure. They also call attention to the mucky issues of federal oversight for the experimental transplants, which the FDA has struggled to regulate. In its warning Thursday, the agency announced new protections for trials and Read more

As Mount Everest glaciers melt, dead bodies of climbers emerge

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Melting glaciers are revealing dozens of dead bodies on the world’s tallest mountain, according to news reports. The treacherous journey to the summit of Mount Everest is riddled with obstacles — falling ice, ragged terrain, biting temperatures and incredible heights that cause altitude sickness. While nearly 5,000 people have successfully climbed the mountain, another 300 are thought to have died along the way. Some of these bodies ended up covered in ice and remained hidden that way for many years. But now, climate change is accelerating the ice melt around them, exposing multiple limbs Read more

Morticians explain how people choose their last outfits

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President George H.W. Bush was laid to rest sporting a pair of grey novelty socks featuring jets flying in formation—a nod to his military service and penchant for whimsical socks. As befitted her “Queen of Soul” status, Aretha Franklin lay in repose in four different outfits, including five-inch Louboutin stilettos, during her four-day-long funeral proceedings. When Zsa Zsa Gabor passed away, she asked to have her ashes carried into church in a Louis Vuitton dog carrier. As the saying goes, “You can’t take it with you.” But as more and more people are discovering, it is possible Read more

Murder accused 'slept next to sex death victim's body'

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Richard Bailey told Birmingham Crown Court having her body in his bed changed "nothing" about his routine A man accused of murdering a mother of two has said it "never" bothered him to be sleeping next to her dead body. Charlotte Teeling was found in Richard Bailey's flat in Birmingham in March a week after she was reported missing. Mr Bailey, 44, told Birmingham Crown Court having her body in his bed changed "nothing" about his routine. He denies murder and claims Ms Teeling, 33, died accidentally during "rough sex" but he did not report her death because he "wanted freedom". "I knew it Read more
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