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Coroner: sugar mill victim bled to death

Posted at 6:00 PM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 19:03:55-05

The St. Martin Parish Coroner has identified the man who died in an accident at the Louisiana Sugar Co-Op earlier this month.

Juan Carlos Valle Portillo, 43, died in the November 18 accident, the coroner’s report states.

He died of blood loss, after his arm was amputated in a work place accident, the report states.

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