Man found dead at Apple headquarters was Edward Mackowiak, age 25

According to reports, the Apple employee found dead at the company’s California headquarters was Edward Mackowiak, 25, the Santa Clara Coroner’s office said Friday.

Mackowiak’s body was found at Apple’s Cupertino campus on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the Santa Clara County coroner’s office said.

Reuters reports that the cause of death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to police.


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Apple: ‘We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of a young and talented coworker’ – April 28, 2016
Death reported in Apple conference room – April 27, 2016


  1. Dispatch recording obtained from indicates that a female employee on the Apple campus was escorted out of a building by security Wednesday morning, and had sustained an injury to the head, possibly from a gun. Two minutes later the dispatcher talks about a dead body found in one of the conference rooms, with a gun nearby. How the woman is related to the man’s death is not clear.

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