Update from Wal-Mart’s Senior VP for the Northeast Division

Latest information on the death of the Wal-Mart associate back on Black Friday in New York State’s Long Island.

Last Updated: Friday, November 28, 2008

UPDATED – Walmart Statement on Black Friday Incident at Valley Stream Store

We expected a large crowd this morning and added additional internal security, additional third party security, additional store associates and we worked closely with the Nassau County Police. We also erected barricades. Despite all of our precautions, this unfortunate event occurred.

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the deceased. We are continuing to work closely with local law enforcement and we are reaching out to those involved."

– Hank Mullany, Senior Vice President and President, Northeast Division, Walmart U.S.

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Link to the story: http://walmartstores.com/FactsNews/NewsRoom/8829.aspx

Questions: Where did the temp employee get the key from to unlock the doors? I can smell a manager getting terminated from the Valley Stream Store-and I’m all the way in North Carolina!

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