Thursday, December 14, 2017
Business

Universal Orlando employee found dead in Men in Black ride

A Universal Orlando ride technician was found dead in a ride early Tuesday, officials said.

A staff member found Leopoldo Buenaventura, 60, of Kissimmee without a pulse in the rafters of the Men In Black: Alien Attack ride, Orlando Fire spokeswoman Ashley Papagni said. Firefighters were called to the park at 2:23 a.m.

An autopsy was conducted Tuesday. Sheri Blanton, a spokeswoman for the district nine medical examiner's office said in an email the manner and cause of death are pending.

Universal spokesman Tom Schroder said he did not immediately know how the technician died. Police sid the death didn't appear suspicious.

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