Spontaneous human combustion (SHC) describes reported cases of the burning of a living human body without an apparent external source of ignition. There have been about 200 cited cases worldwide over a period of around 300 years. [from Wikipedia]
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A grim but absolutely marvelous topic. Thanks for bringing this to us!
It’s weird how there will just be feet lying there next to a pile of ashes. Reminds me of the Wizard of Oz movie where the witch gets mushed by Dorthy’s house and you just see her feet sticking out.
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