Things That Happen After Death According to Science

Oops It Poops!

#22 Oops It Poops!

Though it sounds a little unsettling, it is indeed true. Besides releasing gases upon death, the body also releases faeces and urine.

We already discussed earlier how the body undergoes a process called rigor mortis – a contraction of muscles – and then gradually relaxes. This process also causes the sphincter muscle to relax, causing the human excreta to flow out of the body.

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