it’s something that happens to all of us and everyday it occurs all around us on various scales. Sure, it’s a scary thing to think about but a lot of us also have a fascination with the whole concept. After all, what is it like to be dead? What does that mean? The closest most of us come to death is when we go to a funeral and see the body lying in the casket. This can be a strange experience as the body looks like the person you knew but it’s really no longer them. Still, some people need to see the body for proof or closure while others are drawn by some morbid fascination. Indeed, there’s a little bit of that in all of us – after all, it helps to explain why we slow down to look at accidents or other potentially deadly events.
When death meets celebrity, you can expect a huge draw. Think back to any famous or infamous person who died and you can likely remember where you were or what you were doing when you heard the news of their passing. As in life, there are a lot of people who want to know every detail of famous people in death. This extends to post mortem pictures. Whether seeking to feed a morbid fascination, looking for closure or just curious, post mortem pictures of celebrities have a bit of popularity. These following individuals made big headlines when they were alive and even bigger ones when they died. From assassinations to overdoses to executions, these people died before their time and left us with some rather chilling post mortem photographs.