Originally Posted by Seņor_Striatum
Assuming that this is fact, what makes me uneasy about this story is the lack of background on the individual. How do we know that he wasn't sick prior to the incident? How do we know that he wasnt withdrawing from a lack of medication and so his normal temp went lower than usual (this happens in a lot of withdrawal states) and the 50 degree temp for an entire day was all that was needed for him to pass away? How old was he? If my grandpa was placed in the same situation he would certainly die.
He probably wasn't as it has happened to many people before...