Police Reveals Identity of Apple Employee Found Dead at Cupertino

The Santa Clara County coroner's office has identified the Apple employee who was found dead at the company's Silicon Valley campus on Wednesday. In addition, the medical examiner has also determined the manner of death.

Police said the employee was Edward Thomas Mackowiak, a 25 year old from Santa Clara, California, according to a report from Reuters. Mackowiak committed suicide by shooting himself with a gun through the head.

"The Medical Examiner determined the manner of death was suicide and the cause was a gunshot to the head," the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said in a written statement.

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There is no word yet on what led Mackowiak to take his own life. The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said the death was an "isolated incident."

Apple had earlier confirmed Mackowiak as an employee, though it did not say what he did for the company. However, according to a LinkedIn profile that has since been removed, the deceased was a software engineer.

"We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of a young and talented coworker," an Apple spokesperson said in a statement, accoringd to local ABC affiliate ABC 7. "Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends, including the many people he worked with here at Apple. We are working to support them however we can in this difficult time."

Mackowiak's body was found at Apple's so-called Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino, California. Reuters, citing a 2013 report on the company's economic impact, says it's where 16,000 employees report to work.

There's another campus currently under construction in the city. It's a massive loop of glass, described as a "spaceship," that's expected to wrap up by the end of this year. The new campus, which will house 13,000 employees, is scheduled to open in 2017.

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