Michael Anderson Godwin was a murderer. He was awaiting South Carolina's electric chair in 1989 when he decided to fix his TV set while sitting on his cell's metal toilet. You can probably see where this is going.
11-year-old Mitchell Anderson had just finished practicing in the batting cage and was gathering balls in his helmet. Unfortunately for him, there was one ball left still rattling around in the machine.
In 2003, surgical resident Hitoshi Nikaidoh was stepping into an elevator when the doors closed shut suddenly, pinning him by the shoulders. This didn't seem too bad until the elevator began moving upwards.