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Bizarre Ways People Have Died While Getting Off

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People should be more careful when they're alone

Death by auto-erotic asphyxiation is always somewhat of a joke on TV and in movies, used to punctuate a character’s depravity or loneliness, but apparently it’s much more serious problem than the media would let on. Many people get sexual enjoyment from being choked, and unfortunately, the practice can turn fatal at the drop of a hat. Of course, the true number of fatalities each year is hard to pin down as many go unreported due to the potentially embarrassing nature of the act.

Now, a German doctor believes that he’s found out the true number of annual deaths due to the practice in his country. It’s way more than anyone thought.

black and white of dead body feet with tag

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