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Sperm bank death

Sergeant Greg Meagher, 57, a US policeman in the state of  Georgia, has just died inside a sperm bank.

Two tanks of liquid nitrogen – used to preserve sperm samples – were accidentally opened and the liquid’s temperature rapidly climbed to room temperature and gasified, displacing all the oxygen in the room.

He suffocated without knowing it.

Picture source: Iqbal Osman