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Exploding laptop kills Panama pastor


A 51-YEAR-OLD Pastor died, 51, died Monday night, March 12 after his laptop computer exploded causing injuries to his face and other parts of his body.

Néstor-Javier-Morales-was working at  11:20 p.m.at his home in Paso Canoas Arriba, in the corregimiento of Progreso in  Barú when the explosion occurred. El Siglo reports that he ran outside calling for help but collapsed and died in front of the house.

It is believed that the laptop’s battery overheated, causing the explosion. Authorities are investigating.



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2 hours ago, Pat said:

An overheated battery caused the computer to explode? Is this really possible?

Technically, the battery exploded. Recently, HP recalled 50,000 batteries  that were a fire or explosion hazard. I'm curious what brand of computer this one was.

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MP in Chiriqui starts research into murder of pastor

The Public Ministry through the Section of Homicides and Femicides in the province of Chiriqui, began formal research into the crime of Néstor Javier Morales Ortega, a citizen of 51 years of age.

His death was the last Tuesday 13 March In the early hours of the night in his residence located in the area of Paso Canoas Arriba in the district of Baru.

Humberto Rodríguez Batista, the prosecutor coordinator, indicated that the forensic medical examination carried out on the body revealed the cause of death to be cerebral laceration caused by a bullet in the face.

The Public Ministry in conjunction with other security forces are carrying out various investigative acts, in order to be able to determine the facts that generated this crime, and a link to the possible perpetrators or participants of the same.


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