US man cooked to death in tuna machine

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 00:29

London: A 62-year-old American man was "cooked to death in a machine used to make tinned tuna", The Sun reported Saturday.

Jose Melena was found at the Bumble Bee foods plant in Sante Fe Springs, California at 7 a.m. Thursday.

A Californian health and safety official said it was unclear how the man ended up inside the cooking device called a "steamer machine".

Bumble Bee Foods spokesman Pat Menke expressed condolences to Melena`s family in a written statement. Menke says operations at the canning facility will be suspended until Monday.

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First Published: Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 00:29

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