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#1 Edited by frogdog (3246 posts) - - Show Bio

A MAN died when a one-and-a-half-ton COW crashed through his roof as he slept with his wife.

The beast plunged through the ceiling on Joao Maria de Souza after clambering on to the top of his home that backs on to a steep hill.

The corrugated roof immediately gave way and fell on to his side of the bed.

Mr de Souza, 45, was taken to hospital with a broken leg but died while waiting to be seen by doctors.

His mum Maira said: “I didn’t bring my son up to be killed by a falling cow.

“He nearly died when he was two and got meningitis, but I worked hard to buy medicines for him and he survived.

“And now he’s lying in his bed and gets crushed to death by a cow. There’s no justice in the world.”

Civil police in Caratinga, Brazil, have launched an inquiry into the bizarre death.

Police chief Ivan Lopes Sales said he would be hearing from Mr de Souza’s family and hopsital managers in the next 30 days.

He added that police officers were also trying to identify the owner of the cow, who could be charged with involuntary manslaughter.

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/5012616/Man-in-bed-killed-by-falling-cow.html#ixzz2ZJb2dESF

#2 Edited by DeathpooltheT1000 (10297 posts) - - Show Bio

HOLY COW!!!

This must be invented, how the hell could this happen to any person that is not Sean Bean

#3 Edited by wildvine (9112 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't even....

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#4 Posted by frogdog (3246 posts) - - Show Bio

@wildvine said:

Can't even....

utterly shocking news

#5 Posted by judasnixon (6511 posts) - - Show Bio

#6 Posted by Strongarm (5857 posts) - - Show Bio

RIP

#7 Edited by wildvine (9112 posts) - - Show Bio
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#8 Posted by Nefarious (19785 posts) - - Show Bio

Unbelievable.

This is.....

#9 Posted by ARMIV2 (8435 posts) - - Show Bio

...

That's just terrible...but I won't lie by saying the whole thing doesn't strike me as slightly humorous in someway...

#10 Posted by wildvine (9112 posts) - - Show Bio

Weird thought. Did the cow survive?

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#11 Edited by RulerOfThisUniverse (6280 posts) - - Show Bio

@wildvine: Probably. I'd assume the guy was like a big pillow for the cow to land on.

#12 Posted by frogdog (3246 posts) - - Show Bio
#13 Edited by wildvine (9112 posts) - - Show Bio
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#14 Posted by Samimista (20686 posts) - - Show Bio
#15 Edited by ImNemotheGemini (845 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmmmmm

#16 Posted by MysteriousUsername (1210 posts) - - Show Bio

That's terrible.

#17 Posted by Samimista (20686 posts) - - Show Bio
#18 Edited by Cybrilious4 (1766 posts) - - Show Bio

... DAMN YOU! DAMN YOU ALL TO HELL!!!

#19 Posted by MysteriousUsername (1210 posts) - - Show Bio

@samimista: I was gonna do an Earthworm Jim joke, but I thought it'd be in bad tastes.

#20 Posted by Bruxae (13584 posts) - - Show Bio

Poor cow.

#21 Posted by SandMan_ (4528 posts) - - Show Bio

Sad.

But honestly I thought of Sean Bean death...by a cow.

#22 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (10297 posts) - - Show Bio

@sandman_ said:

Sad.

But honestly I thought of Sean Bean death...by a cow.

#23 Edited by Yung ANcient One (4774 posts) - - Show Bio

I won't lie there is a bit of humor in this tragic death but that is just unimaginable... I can't even bring myself to speak my honest opinion on this unfortunate event. ( + )

#24 Posted by Chaos Prime (10842 posts) - - Show Bio

Shocking

#25 Posted by thespideyguy (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

If he had just MOOOOOved over.

#26 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (33069 posts) - - Show Bio

He died of a broken leg?

#27 Posted by TheAcidSkull (18032 posts) - - Show Bio

Crap... seriously? this sucks, man :/, off all the things, a falling cow.

Poor guy.

#28 Posted by MrDirector786 (43527 posts) - - Show Bio

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#29 Posted by Dragonborn_CT (21898 posts) - - Show Bio

What is this, I don't even.

#30 Edited by DeathpooltheT1000 (10297 posts) - - Show Bio

This news ruin my childhood

#31 Posted by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

Ugh that's just messed up. Way the dude described as having taken care of his son at a young age, and now him being crushed by a cow of all things.....damn

#32 Edited by God_Spawn (37729 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm surprised more news sites aren't milking this.

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#33 Posted by cameron83 (7207 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow...this is terrible...and by a cow?

Damn cows.....

still,RIP

#34 Posted by RedLantern23 (884 posts) - - Show Bio

I hate when that happens

#35 Posted by jumpstart55 (2276 posts) - - Show Bio

Wtf? And I thought i heard it all.

R.I.P

#36 Posted by AweSam (7373 posts) - - Show Bio

I always wondered where the cow landed after it jumped over the moon

#37 Posted by Black_Claw (2972 posts) - - Show Bio

So, who's willing to bet that this might end up on 1000 ways to die?

#38 Posted by cyberninja (10413 posts) - - Show Bio

What an amoosing thread.

#39 Posted by ImagineMan16 (466 posts) - - Show Bio

It really paints a bad picture of our society when my first instinct was to laugh at this. Or, maybe it just paints a bad picture of me and I'm blaming society because that makes me feel better.

Mmm... I'll stick with the first option

In all honesty though, what the mother said was pretty heartbreaking. My heart goes out to the family, and hopefully they don't hear the snicker in the background.

#40 Posted by Yokergeist (12355 posts) - - Show Bio

Now I'll be up all night having nightmares of falling cows

#41 Edited by King Saturn (224033 posts) - - Show Bio

Man, that's a hell of a way to go out.

Why does this remind me of Monty Python ?

#42 Posted by OmgOmgWtfWtf (7029 posts) - - Show Bio

They shouldn't call the man's wife a cow :P

#43 Posted by The_Lunact_And_Manic (3286 posts) - - Show Bio

#44 Posted by The_Legendary_SuperSaiyan_Hulk (9919 posts) - - Show Bio

How is this even possible .-.

#45 Posted by laflux (15420 posts) - - Show Bio

@god_spawn:

Silence!!!!!

We must respect the victims wishes.

I'm sure there is a there is a herd of cattle, who are mildly aware that one of their own is missing.

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#46 Posted by God_Spawn (37729 posts) - - Show Bio

@laflux:

I'm sorry, what was I thinking?

Psyche!!

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#47 Posted by JohnnyGat (1563 posts) - - Show Bio

We must take revenge by eating burgers today.

#48 Posted by Pokeysteve (8253 posts) - - Show Bio

He died of a broken leg?

Have you never played Oregon Trail?

#49 Posted by laflux (15420 posts) - - Show Bio
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#50 Posted by MonsterStomp (17024 posts) - - Show Bio

How did the cow get on the roof?