Scooped by Pat Darnell | July 15, 2013 | Bryan TX
Brazilian man dies after cow falls through his roof on top of him - Telegraph: "Joao Maria de Souza, 45, had been in bed with his wife Leni when the animal fell through the ceiling of their home in Caratinga, southeast Brazil."
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" ... Mr de Souza's brother-in-law Carlos Correa told Brazil's Hoje em Dia newspaper: "Being crushed by a cow in your bed is the last way you expect to leave this earth. "But in my view it wasn't the cow that killed our Joao, it was the unacceptable time he spent waiting to be examined." (Matt Roper. 13 Jul 2013. LINK) ... "
The cow is believed to have escaped from a nearby farm and climbed onto the roof of the couple's house, which backs onto a steep hill -- on Wednesday night. The corrugated roof immediately gave way and the one-and-a-half-ton animal fell eight feet onto Mr de Souza's side of the bed.
" ... His grieving mother, Maria de Souza, told Brazil's SuperCanal TV channel: "I didn't bring my son up to be killed by a falling cow." (Matt Roper. 13 Jul 2013. LINK) ... "MooPig Enterprises send its sincerest condolences to the Souza family.