“His cell phone was found in his shirt pocket with its battery severely melted and his chest burned and fractured.”
Ouch. Details here.
Assuming that the story isn’t fake… if the battery had exploded, it wouldn’t have left a molten lump.
As already noted in Slashdot, it is more likely that something else exploded (the guy was working in a quarry!), and the battery melted as collateral damage.
Coworker confesses to covering up death with ‘cell phone explosion’ story.
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