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10 Fascinating Things that reaklly heappend after someone dies

We might not all agree about what happens in the afterlife, but we can be certain about what happens to our bodies after we die. Watch the clip to find out the disgusting disintegration that will happen to all of us.

Death and dying are an inevitable part of human life. Unfortunately no one is promised tomorrow. But we never want to think or talk about it but all of us have wondered what happens after death? Is there an afterlife? That’s a question most people struggle with, but we won’t know until we perish from this life.

10Eaten by enzymes

Within three days of death, enzymes used for digestion begin to eat you. And stomach bacteria eats cells ruptured by increase acidity levels, cause by C02 build-up.

09Skin cells live on

Skin cells can live on for several days after days. Brain cells die after just 3 Minutes of Oxygen starvation. While muscle cells survive for several hours.

08Liver mortis

When the heart stops pumping, gravity pulls red blood cells to the body's lowest part. Congealed blood causes purple paths. Congealed blood cause purple patches which coroners use to ascertain time of death.


Some bodies will develop a soap-like was if in contact with cold soil or water. Adipocere is a natural preservation formed as bacteria breaks down tissue.


The body turns green after death as bacteria in bowel walls moves into the skin. It takes 3 to 4 days for Hemoglobin caused by decomposition to cause the green tinge.

05Purge Liquid

Organs with the greatest blood supply liquefy, mix with blood & seep from bodily orifices. As the fluid builds up, pressure breaks down the abdominal wall, flooding the body.


Bodies decompose twice as fast in water than on land & eight times quicker that a buried body. Skin on bodies left in water will begin to "Deglove", falling from the body in thick sheets.

03Bloating Bodies

Bacteria in the body create a foul- smelling gas that causes bloating. The abdomen, scrotum, breasts and tongue swell up, while eyes bulge out.

02Post-Mortem Fetal Extrusion

A build-up of gases can expel a fetus from the decomposing body of a deceased pregnant woman. Causing the body to swell, the pressure pushes the womb & baby from the body.

01Erection After Death

Muscle contraction caused by rigor mortis around the scrotum can lead to an erection. Commonly seen after hanging as the noose places pressure on the cerebellum.