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ZOMBIES? This is how it all starts.

A 24-year-old man became agitated on an Aer Lingus flight from Lisbon to Dublin, bit another man, fell unconscious, and later died, reports The Guardian.

The Irish Mirror says the man “ran amok” and was restrained after becoming “extremely violent.” A doctor on board attempted to treat the man after he fell unconscious, but he could not be saved.

From The Guardian:


Police said they were investigating after the flight was diverted to Cork when the captain declared a “medical emergency”.


It is not known exactly when he died, but police said he was pronounced dead at the scene when the aircraft landed at Cork shortly before 6pm. He was reportedly unaccompanied on the flight.

Ominously, a second man from the flight has been taken to the hospital. The remaining passengers were transported to Dublin via bus.


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Man Who Died On Aer Lingus Flight Had ‘2lbs Of Cocaine In His Stomach’


A 24-year-old man who bit another passenger on an Aer Lingus flight died after cocaine pellets burst in his stomach. 

John Kennedy Santos Gurjao was carrying almost 2lbs of cocaine – with a street value of £41,000 – inside his stomach, according to the post-mortem. 

The Brazilian, who was travelling from the Portuguese capital of Lisbon to Dublin on Sunday evening, became violent during the flight, biting another passenger who attempted to restrain him.

After suffering a seizure, he was pronounced dead at Cork airport, where the plane was diverted, shortly before 6pm. 

A woman he was travelling with was arrested under the Drug Trafficking Act, after police allegedly found amphetamines in her luggage. 

According to the port-mortem, drugs were wrapped in 80 pellets in the man’s stomach. He became ill after one burst. 

This morning a family member of Gurjao posted a tribute on Facebook. Euziane Gurjao Ferreira wrote: “How much longing and sadness I will feel.

"I have lost a part of me. I don’t understand, why you? But I know that God knows.

"Happiness is the only word that describes what you are, was and always will be.”



John Kennedy Santos Gurjao died after becoming agitated on the Aer Lingus flight (Facebook)


John Leonard, a passenger on the flight, told the Irish Mirror: “The noise he was making was like something I have never heard before.

"Not screaming in a sense you know if you’d hurt yourself or something, just a very guttural, from deep within him.”

It is believed Gurjao was going to study English in Dublin.



Now I'm no expert but I'm going to say 2lbs is a lot of cocaine to have in one's stomach.


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