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Apple 'heartbroken' by death of engineer found on campus

A Santa Clara County Sheriff's spokeswoman says the cause is being ruled suicide.

The man found dead on Apple's campus Wednesday has been identified as Edward Mackowiak, 25, according to the Santa Clara County Coroner's office.

A LinkedIn profile that has been taken down listed Mackowiak as a software engineer working for Apple, according to Reuters.

"We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of a young and talented coworker," said Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet. "Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends, including the many people he worked with here at Apple. We are working to support them however we can in this difficult time."

Deputies were dispatched to Apple's headquarters at 1 Infinite Loop, in Cupertino, California, at 8:38 a.m. PT, Wednesday, Sergeant Andrea Urena said in an email. When they arrived, they found a man "down."

"After further investigation it appeared there was no foul play and no other individuals were involved," Urena said. The coroner has determined that Mackowiak shot himself, according to a report by local TV station NBC Bay Area.

According to police-scanner audio obtained by TMZ, security was escorting out an employee with a "head wound, possibly from a gunshot." The person speaking then adds, "I do have further that there's a body in one of the conference rooms."

A man's body was discovered in a conference room, according to ABC7 News. A gun was found next to him.

Update April 29 at 5:37 p.m. PT: Added Apple employee's name and age.