In what plant officials are calling a ‘horrendous tragedy’ Bumble Bee tuna plant worker Jose Melena died Thursday when he was cooked in an industrial oven.
Officials say it’s still unclear how Melena, 62, ended up in the Santa Fe California plant’s cooking device.
Coroner’s documents referred to it as a ‘steamer machine.’
Police were reportedly called to the plant at 7 a.m. Thursday morning regarding an industrial accident.
They found Melena in the oven and pronounced him dead at the scene.
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