Largely based on a conglomeration of homicide and osmosis - The act of murdering a human with salt crystalls inserted into human orifice(s) to catalyse an osmotic gradient that drains water from within victim; rendering the victim deceased by dehydration.
Police man 1 - Ok, what we got here?
Police man 2 - Its horrific, I've never seen this before boss. Come and take a look.
(Police man 1 and 2 walk into room )
Police man 1 - Holy Shit... We got ourselves a Hosmocide