Reader reaction to Reuters news
Before or after?
Madoff friend Picower dead, found in pool
MIAMI, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Palm Beach billionaire Jeffry Picower, described as the biggest beneficiary of Bernard Madoff’s fraud, died on Sunday after he was found lying at the bottom of the pool at his home, police said.
I think you will find that he died *before* he was found at the bottom of his pool, not “after”.
I appreciate the amusing point you are making, but I think our wording was fine. This story – and subsequent ones with more detail – went on to say he was pulled unconscious from the pool and later pronounced dead: GBU Editor