Alan Turing stood at the top of a cliff above the ocean. He doused himself in kerosene and tied a noose around his neck, tying the other end to a large rock. He then ate an apple injected with poison, set fire to his clothes, jumped from the cliff and fired a pistol at his own head. The bullet missed his head but cut through the rope. He plunged into the freezing water, extinguishing the flames, while the impact made him retch the poison fruit. A passing fisherman dragged him into his boat, and he was brought to a hospital where he died of hypothermia.