Body found inside fortune cookie dough mixer in Texas

Body found inside fortune cookie dough mixer in Texas (Image 1)
Body found inside fortune cookie dough mixer in Texas (Image 1)

Police in Houston, Texas are investigating after a man’s body was found inside a fortune cookie dough mixer.

The victim, who died from multiple blunt force trauma injuries, has been identified as 26-year-old Elmer Barrera, according to ABC News.

An employee found Barrera Sunday afternoon at the Houston branch of the Wonton Food Cooperation, one of the leading fortune cookie makers in the country with two other facilities in New York and Tennessee.

According to a statement from the company, Barrera was operating the industrial dough mixer prior to the discovery of his body.

Authorities stated they do not suspect foul play and have ruled the death an accident.

*ABC News contributed to this report.

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