23 Medical Examiners Reveal The Most Disturbing Causes Of Death They’ve Seen

It takes a certain kind of person to want to examine dead bodies all day — especially when the causes of death are disturbing AF. Death by decapitation from a wood chipper, anyone?

Medical practitioners, examiners, morgue workers, and the like have to be prepared for anything. You never think you’ll have to piece three bodies back together from a horrific car accident, but here you are — using clothes as identification markers because their body parts where sprawled too far away from each other on the road.

Most people die in pretty ordinary ways; heart disease, old age, cancer, stroke — but for these 21 people, fate had a different death in mind. Just take note and don’t be the guy who died from hyperthermia because he wrapped Kraft Singles over his entire body so he couldn’t sweat out his fever. I wonder if he was from Wisconsin?

You won’t believe the shocking, disturbing, and downright horrifying causes of death these medical examiners witnessed:





Written by Laura McNairy

Laura is a freelance writer for TFLN. She likes to write about what she knows best — dating, sex, and being awkward, but usually in the opposite order. She is the Assistant Editor and videographer for Peach Fuzz, a sex-positive nudie magazine in ATX.