Man dies after waiter accidentally serves him glass of detergent instead of wine

The father of two was rushed to hospital but died of internal burns

Siobhan Fenton
Wednesday 17 June 2015 01:42
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According to new research, drinkers in England may be consuming the equivalent of 12 million more bottles of wine every week than previously thought
According to new research, drinkers in England may be consuming the equivalent of 12 million more bottles of wine every week than previously thought

A man has died after he asked for a glass of white wine in a cafe and was accidentally served dishwasher detergent.

According to local paper El Periódico Mediterraneo, Spanish Police are investigating and the café owner has been arrested.

Andres Lorente, 50, felt a burning sensation after drinking the glass of what he thought was wine on Sunday afternoon at Bar Raconet in the Spanish region of Castellón.

Medical staff rushed to the scene to attempt to resuscitate him.

However, the divorced father of two died from major internal burns in Comarcal de Vinaròs Hospital.

According to Spanish news source The Local Es, the lethal liquid “had been stored in an empty bottle of wine and mistakenly been put in the fridge by a member of staff.”

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