10 Unsolved Cases Of Spontaneous Human Combustion

Mary Hardy Reeser “The Cinder Lady”

Mary Hardy Reeser, better known as “The Cinder Lady,” was discovered burnt to death alone in her apartment on July 1, 1951, in Florida. Her skull survived the flames, but was left shrunken from the original size.

George Mott

George Mott. a firefighter, was a victim of spontaneous human combustion back in 1986. His ashes were discovered inside of his home in New York. He had been known to be a heavy drinker and strong smoker, but both were ruled out as a cause of death. His remains, besides a shrunken skull, were just ash.