According to authorities, an unidentified man was killed in an explosion of his e-cigarette in St. Petersburg, Florida.
According to the autopsy report, Talmadge D’Eliya, 38 years old, was found dead after a fire alarm went off at home. Officers arrived on the scene and discovered that he had suffered from burns. Officials discovered that he had a cut on his upper lip, and burns to his body. His death was ruled unsatisfactory., Police say items. .image.alt
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According to authorities, a man was killed in an explosion of e-cigarettes in St. Petersburg (Florida), according to investigators.
According to the autopsy report, Talmadge D’Eliya, 38 years old, was found dead after a fire alarm went off at home. Officers arrived on the scene and discovered that he had suffered from burns. Officials discovered that he had a cut on his upper lip, and also burns to his body. His death was ruled accidental.
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According to Bill Pellan, director for investigations at the Pinellas County Forensic Office on Tuesday, the cause of death was a gunshot to the head.
The shell was made from an electronic cigarette. An autopsy revealed that this e-cigarette was made by Smok-E Mountain. It is a “mod-type” device.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that e-cigarettes use a battery-powered device to produce an aerosol from heated liquids. These liquids usually contain nicotine, flavors, and other chemicals. The aerosol is inhaled by the users.
According to the CDC, more than one-tenth of adults have tried an e-cigarette at least once. There are many sizes and shapes of electronic cigarettes. Some look just like regular cigarettes while others look larger, such as “mods” or reservoir systems.