Employee Found Dead at Apple Headquarters in California

UPDATE Friday, April 29: CNN reported the man found in the Apple conference dead was a 25-year-old employee of the company who shot himself.

An Apple spokeswoman said the company is “heartbroken by the tragic loss of a young and talented coworker.”

“Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends, including the many people he worked with here at Apple,” the spokeswoman told CNN. “We are working to support them however we can in this difficult time.”

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A male employee was found dead inside a conference room at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, Wednesday.

The exterior of Apple headquarters is seen before an event to announce new products at the company's headquarters, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
The exterior of Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department received a call around 8:35 a.m., according to KNBC-TV.

According to the department’s Sgt. Andrea Urena, authorities believe the incident was isolated and that nobody else was in danger.

It was not immediately clear whether the death was suicide or natural. The coroner’s office is investigating.

The Santa Clara County Fire Department also responded to the scene but was waved off and did not go onto the technology company’s campus.

A representative for Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheBlaze.

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