Live fast, die young, and leave an exploding corpse

History records numerous instances of exploding corpses, usually caused by a buildup of combustible gases that are the natural byproduct of human decomposition, and since we found these articles to be quite fascinating, we thought we'd share them with our readers.

Daily Democrat (Huntington, IN), July 21, 1890
Palladium-Item (Richmond, IN), Nov. 4, 1908

Albuquerque Journal, June 1, 1909
The Intelligencer (Anderson, SC), Jan. 7, 1886