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When The Reaper Comes For You, Pray That It’s Not In These 25 Brutal Ways

Skull that suffered a brutal death

“Walking Ghost Syndrome happens when you’re exposed to a certain amount of radiation. The radiation kills your bone marrow but not much else. You get sick for a few days due to sepsis from all the dead bone marrow, then seem to get better, but your life now has a quite literal deadline; with no bone marrow, your red blood cells and immune system aren’t getting replenished so once you run out, that’s it.”

3 Ridiculously Terrifying Killers Who Almost Got Away With Murder

Theodore (Ted) Robert Bundy confessed to killing 36 women across several states, starting in Washington and moving east to Utah, Colorado, and closer to his demise to Florida from 1974-1978. The exact number of his victims is unknown. In a memoir written by one of his defenders, John Henry Browne, he recalls a time Bundy disclosed to him that the number of his victims was somewhere near 100.