Unusual 21st Century Deaths

Jennifer Strange (USA – 2007)Jennifer Strange  USA - 2007 - Unsual 21st Century Deaths [Plethrons.Com]

Jennifer died of water intoxication while trying to win a Nintendo Wii console in a radio contest, which involved drinking large quantities of water without urinating.

 

Kevin Whitrick (UK – 2007)Kevin Whitrick UK - 2007 - Unsual 21st Century Deaths [Plethrons.Com]

Kevin committed suicide by hanging himself live in from of a webcam during an Internet chat session. The police traced about 100 chatroom users to question them about their role in the cyber suicide. None of them faced criminal charges.

 

Taylor Mitchell (Canada – 2009) Taylor Mitchell Canada - 2009 - Unsual 21st Century Deaths [Plethrons.Com]

The 19-year-old folk singer, was attacked and killed by three coyotes. She’s the only recorded adult person to have been killed by this species.

[divider] Source: The Guardian, ABC News, Cracked, Daily Mail, NBC News

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