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Way to Die #276
"Die-arrhea"
Name of the death is a pun on "diarrhea"
Die-arrhea
"For Pedro, it was winning at all costs... even if the final price... included dying."
Date February 21, 2004
Location Louisville, Kentucky
Episode this death
was featured in
"Cure for the Common Death, Part II"
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"Die-arrhea", Way to Die #276, is the sixth death featured in "Cure for the Common Death, Part II", which aired on December 15, 2010.

Plot

On February 21, 2004, in Louisville, KY. An obnoxious, renowned jockey named Pedro who was evicted from his hotel becomes desperate to win a horse race so he can retire for good, so he becomes anorexic and starts abusing illegal Chinese laxatives to lose enough weight to race. Pedro surprisingly wins, but dies from massive dehydration, potassium deficiency, and renal failure from the laxatives he took and no fluids to replenish his electrolytes.

Interviewees

  • Daniel Ross - Jockey
  • Dr. Reza Jamehdor - E. R. Physician
  • Pham Toddenef - Pedro (lead: intended victin)

Alternative name

  • Also known as "Die-Fecta" on Spike TV website

Segment Description

Description as seen on the Spike TV website

  • "An utterly vain jockey obsessed with his muscular little body becomes anorexic and addicted to laxatives and dies of renal failure."

Trivia

Segment Nickname

  • Die-Fecta
  • The Last Galloping Jockey