Pickled to Death Deaths from embalming fluid poisoning, often mistaken for alcohol.
Embalmed alive Horrific tales of ingestion of embalming fluid or premature embalming.
A Corpse on Eggs A mysterious infant corpse found on a layer of eggs in a chimney.
Consumption Cottage An Illinois cottage where an unusually large number of tenants died of consumption.
Death by Owl A young wife is scared to death by an owl that had been following her.
The Phantom Teeth of Knightsbridge After a man died from swallowing his teeth, the phantom teeth began to haunt his widow and his flat.
Farmer Burrows’s Stone Corpses Farmer Burrows finds stone corpses tied together in a dead tree.
A New Year’s Parade of the Damned
Louisville’s Hoodoo Dog The Hoodoo Dog of Louisville, Kentucky was said to doom any man he befriended.
Death Masks Death and injury caused by Halloween masks and false-face pranks.