25 Strangest Deaths In History That Don’t Make Sense

Self-Inflicted: Thornton Jones (1924)

#12 Self-Inflicted: Thornton Jones (1924)

One fateful morning in 1924, Thornton Jones, a lawyer from Bangor, Wales, woke up to discover that his throat had been slit. In an appalling twist; he reached for a piece of paper and a pencil, and wrote: “I dreamt that I had done it. I awoke to find it true.”

It was revealed that he had slit his throat unconsciously and died 80 minutes after waking up. While not much was recorded about his mental state, the verdict delivered was, “suicide while temporarily insane.”

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