Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Cellphone may be responsible for Korean man's death

updated 03:00 pm EST, Wed November 28, 2007

Cellphone kills Korean man

In an unusual incident, a cellphone may be directly responsible for killing a South Korean man, says the Associated Press. The victim, who is being identified only by the last name Suh, was found dead in a quarry Wednesday morning, the battery of his cellphone melted in his shirt pocket. One of the examining doctors discovered burn-like injuries on his left chest, while the ribs and spine were found to be broken. It is believed though that the immediate cause of death was damage to his heart and lungs, caused by pressure from the exploding phone.

No specific model of phone has been mentioned, but it was built my Korea's own LG, which is refusing to comment on the incident until the cause of death is confirmed. An anonymous company official claims, however, that a killing cellphone explosion is practically impossible.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro (Early 2015)

Although the new darling of the Apple MacBook line up is the all-new MacBook, Apple has given its popular 13-inch MacBook Pro with Ret ...

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News