Worker at famed Brooklyn kosher bakery found dead in freezer


November 11, 2022

By Jacob Henry

(New York Jewish Week) — A worker at a beloved Brooklyn kosher bakery known for its black-and-white cookies was found dead inside a walk-in freezer there early Thursday morning, police said.

The death of Mahamadou Dansago, 33, at Beigel’s on Avenue D appears to have been an accident. An immigrant father of five from Mali, Dansago got caught in rotating blades of the machine while working in the freezer and appeared to have been locked inside for some five hours, the New York Daily News reported.

“Upon arrival, officers observed a 33-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, f...

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