Guy Jumps from Transmission Tower, Gets Electrocuted on Smaller Pylon Below

Video from an undisclosed country depicts a man falling from a transmission tower. He gets electrocuted by landing on live wires of a smaller pylon below, before hitting the ground. I do not know if the man was a worker accidentally slipping and falling while working on the tower, or a suicidal man with a … Continue reading “Guy Jumps from Transmission Tower, Gets Electrocuted on Smaller Pylon Below”

Man Commits Suicide by Jumping from High Tension Tower in Mazatlan, Mexico

On September 22, 2016, a man committed suicide by jumping to his death from a Comisión Federal de Electricidad (Federal Electricity Commission) high tension tower in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico. The video shows firefighters on scene, suggesting that the man made a bit of a scene before finally taking the leap. UPDATE The man’s name was … Continue reading “Man Commits Suicide by Jumping from High Tension Tower in Mazatlan, Mexico”

Indian Man Commits Suicide by Jumping from Garilaya Plaza in Kampala, Uganda

An Indian man living and working in Uganda committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of Garilaya Plaza building in Kampala in December 2014. The victim, 35 year old Capesh Patel, was an employee of Good Day Pharmacy and had an argument with his boss over the losses the company had sustained. The boss … Continue reading “Indian Man Commits Suicide by Jumping from Garilaya Plaza in Kampala, Uganda”

Thai Woman Flies 17 Stories to Her Death

While it’s usually foreigners who fly multiple storeys to their deaths in Thailand, the killing method is popular enough to also be used on locals. In this case, a 32 year old Thai woman was sent to free fall 17 storeys. The translation, while traditionally epic, is not very clear on what really happened, though … Continue reading “Thai Woman Flies 17 Stories to Her Death”

Drunk Man Jumps from Bridge to Swim, Surfaces as Stiff Corpse Next Day

In the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, a yet unidentified man jumped from the bridge Sergio Motta, located between the state’s capital of Cuiabá and Várzea Grande. According to the local fire department, the event took place o Thursday, September 1, 2016. The man was on the bridge with three other people, one filming the … Continue reading “Drunk Man Jumps from Bridge to Swim, Surfaces as Stiff Corpse Next Day”

Father Commits Murder Suicide by Hugging Son and Jumping from Building

On the morning of August 29, 2016, 41 year old Carlos Ti On Martins Kon, who worked as a motorcycle courier, committed murder suicide by taking his son up in his arms, climbing a building, and jumping to both their deaths. The tragic incident happened in Barra Funda, North Zone of São Paulo, Brazil. According … Continue reading “Father Commits Murder Suicide by Hugging Son and Jumping from Building”

Suicide of Deborah Formal – Ex-Girlfriend of Costa Rican Politician Otto Guevara

Earlier today, Deborah Formal – ex girlfriend of Costa Rican politician Otto Guevara, committed suicide by jumping from the bridge Saprissa, which is 80 meters above Río Virilla in Costa Rica. The reason for her suicide is unclear at this point. Otto Guevara ran for the president of Costa Rica 3 times. According to Best … Continue reading “Suicide of Deborah Formal – Ex-Girlfriend of Costa Rican Politician Otto Guevara”

Bangsar Construction Worker Plummets to Death from Skyscraper

A construction worker within the outskirts of Kaula Lumpur, Bangsar, had fallen from the 35th floor to the 7th due to his harness somehow disconnecting whilst working on a skyscraper. I can’t really make out what the image shows in, but it looks like he fell pretty hard considering the support pipes in one of … Continue reading “Bangsar Construction Worker Plummets to Death from Skyscraper”

Brazilian Man Electrocuted While Climbing Utility Pole to Get View of Dilma Rousseff

A Brazilian man climbed a utility pole to get a better view of ousted president Dilma Rousseff who was giving a speech, but touched the wrong wires and got electrocuted. The incident happened in the city of Aracaju in the northern state of Sergipe. The man who only wore shorts ignored warnings and pleas of … Continue reading “Brazilian Man Electrocuted While Climbing Utility Pole to Get View of Dilma Rousseff”

Man Arguing with Cinema Staff Told to Go Die, Slips and Falls to Death

In Guangzhou, China, a man got in an argument with cinema staff at a shopping mall over movie tickets which he wanted to exchange. He was told by them to “Go Die“. He thought he would scare them by simulating an attempt to die, but as he climbed over a railing, he accidentally slipped and … Continue reading “Man Arguing with Cinema Staff Told to Go Die, Slips and Falls to Death”