It has become a common knowledge that using phones while charging is dangerous and adding an earpiece to the equation makes it far more deadly.
A 40-year-old man was found dead on his bed after using his phone while charging along with an earpiece. Thailand media reported on Wednesday that there were several burn marks along his arms and neck believed be caused by a short circuit.
The current moves through the earpiece and shocked the man to death.
The victim usually stays up late and use his phone while charging and watched football on it.
Similar Cases Worldwide
It is not advisable to use the handphone while charging even if its a power bank, cases around the world of power banks exploding or electrocution from the outlets has been happening all year round.
Malaysia – December 2018
A 16-year-old boy was also electrocuted while he was using a handphone with earpiece that was charging from the outlet, the mother found the boy motionless and bleeding from the ear.
Chonburi, Thailand – September 2019
25-year-old man electrocuted to death while using handphone with an earpiece.