View Full Version : Latino Attending Cockfight Is Felled By Rooster

02-07-2011, 02:41 PM
Two cockfights stories in less than 1 day, but at least this one has a fatal twist that revolves around a little poetic justice


DELANO, Calif. -- A Kern County man attending a cockfight died after being stabbed in the leg by a bird that had a knife attached to its own limb.

The coroner says 35-year-old Jose Luis Ochoa was declared dead at the hospital about two hours after he suffered the injury in neighboring Tulare County on Jan. 30.

An autopsy last week concluded that Ochoa died of an accidental "sharp force injury" to his right calf.

Sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt says it's unclear if a delay in seeking medical attention contributed to Ochoa's death. Tulare officials are investigating, and no arrests were made at the cockfight

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