Before or after?

October 29, 2009

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

Bernard Madoff in a 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files

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