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Curious and Unusual Deaths

2009-2012 Docu-Series

This 13-part series explores and explains strange and sometimes avoidable deaths.

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death By Sports

Cleveland Naps shortstop Ray Chapman dies after being hit on the head by a pitched ball; an angler drowns when taking a nap under his truck, which was parked on the beach; tennis star Vitas Gerulaitis dies from carbon monoxide poisoning in a pool house.

8:30 AM on Investigation Discovery Canada

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death by Security Measures

A gardener dies when he grabs hold of his electric fence; a retired engineer is killed by his own home booby trap and a saleswoman is electrocuted when she uses the electronic passkey on her hotel room door.

8:00 AM on Investigation Discovery Canada

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death by Handiwork

A man dies in his homemade sauna when he becomes trapped inside; a murderer is put to death in the same electric chair to which he made an innovation years earlier, and an amateur repairman is electrocuted while trying to fix his microwave.

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death in New York

How did a city worker die while standing in three-foot deep water? What killed a young woman as she took a nap? How did a graduate student die while walking her dogs? Find out the true stories behind these curious & unusual deaths.

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Rich and Famous Deaths

Explores the deaths of dancer Isadora Duncan, who was strangled when her scarf was caught in a car wheel, and actor Brandon Lee, who was killed when a prop gun misfired.

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death by a Remedy

A health enthusiast overdoses on Vitamin A; a man trapped in a closet dies from a bronchial infection and after using a tanning booth, a woman dies from third degree burns.

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death by the Great Outdoors

A world-record-sized kite kills its creator; a copperhead snake makes a burrow in a full beer barrel, killing the campers who drink the beer and a golfer is killed by one of his clubs.

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death From Innocent Pastimes

A student mistakenly dips his gum into a bag of potassium chlorate; a photographer dies from smallpox when the virus is unknowingly released into a building's air vents; a fisherman is electrocuted when a rogue wave hits his boat.

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death by Routine Maintenance

An employee is killed while power-washing a car wash; a woman is killed by toxic fumes from her carpet; newlyweds are killed by poison gas while on their honeymoon.

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Curious and Unusual Deaths Death by Mechanical Breakdown

A homemaker is killed when her pressure cooker explodes; a couple in an upscale restaurant die when a concrete slab falls through a glass ceiling; an amateur wrestler trying to lose weight dies of massive dehydration.

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