Metro Newspaper said:A recluse was killed and eaten by the exotic creatures he kept at his home. Mark Voegel's corpse was being devoured by spiders, snakes, termites and a gecko when it was discovered by police. The 30-year-old's black widow spider Bettina delivered the deadly bite. His spiders and termites escaped from their tanks when the heating elements exploded and opened the lids. Neighbours alerted the police when they noticed a stench coming from his flat in Dortmund, Germany.