Covid 19 is causing havoc across the world Europe, America and Africa are all suffering.
Many Kenyans have been grumbling over how a Siaya man was buried like a dog.
Well in New York the epicenter of covid 19 in USA, an employee of a New York, Funeral & Cremation Service died last week after being accidentally cremated by one of his coworkers.
According to Police, the 48-year old Michael Jones decided to take a nap on a stretcher after working for sixteen hours straight to the recent influx of dead bodies caused by high number of covid 19 cases.
While he was sleeping, another employee mistook him for the corpse of a 52-year old person who died from respiratory issues and moved him to the crematory.
Before anyone could notice the mistake, he had already been exposed to temperatures ranging between 1400 to 1800 degrees and reduced to ashes.
Jenna Anderson, one of Mr Jones’s coworkers, says she heard him scream for about 15 seconds after the crematory was activated.
“At first, we didn’t understand where the sound was coming from. When we realized what was happening, it was too late. We shut down the heating system, but he was already dead.”
Ms. Anderson claims that the young coworker who caused the accident was a new employee, and had forgotten to check for the toe tag to make sure he had the right body.
Jenna Anderson says she heard the victim scream in agony as the crematory was reducing him to ashes.
The police have opened an investigation to determine the exact circumstances surrounding Mr Jone’s death.
Investigators have not ruled out the possibility of filing criminal charges against the employee who caused his death.
The young man could possibly be charged for criminal negligence causing death.