Man Found Dead in Apple Headquarters’ Conference Room
A male employee was found dead at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, Wednesday morning, according to multiple reports.
Sgt. Andrea Urena of the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office confirmed this was an isolated incident and that there is no suspected “foul play.”
“No one else was involved, there was no danger to the public, there was no foul play,” she said, according to USA Today.
The cause of death cannot yet be determined as Urena said that this is “currently a coroners case,” and an autopsy will have to be conducted. However, the The San Jose Mercury News reports that an earlier police scanner recording said the man was bleeding from a head wound and possibly had a gun. He was found in a conference room and was reported injured to authorities at 8:35 a.m. by Apple employees.
The company released a statement that said they’re working with the employee’s family and coworkers.
“We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of a young and talented coworker,” the company said. “Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends, including the many people he worked with here at Apple.”
Apple employees were offered the rest of the day off and grief counseling.
This death comes just one day after the company announced a quarterly revenue drop of 13 percent.
The headquarters at One Infinite Loop supports more than 16,000 employees. The company is also building another massive campus in Cupertino in the shape of a giant loop.
— Matt Keller (@MattKellerABC7) April 27, 2016