Man dies after cow falls through roof of his home and crushes him in his bed Published: July 13, 2013

Joao Maria de Souza, 45, was in bed with wife when the escaped animal fell on him. He was conscious when he was taken to hospital in Caratinga, Brazil, but died from internal bleeding as he was waiting for treatment, according to The Daily Mail.

Joao Maria de Souza, 45, had been in bed with his wife Leni when the animal suddenly fell through the ceiling of their home in Caratinga, south east Brazil.

The cow is believed to have escaped from a nearby farm and climbed onto the roof of the couple's house, which backs onto a steep hill.

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