linkMichael Faherty, 76, was found lying face down near an open fire in his living room in Galway, Ireland.
Apart from his body, investigators could find no other damage in the house.
Dr Kieran McLoughlin, the West Galway coroner, said it was the first time in his 25 year career that he had returned a spontaneous combustion verdict, which is believed to be the first in Ireland. ...
Call me a cynic, but I think there may have been another cause.