But tragically, it was while he was farming that Biadasz passed away. On Monday August 15, 2016, his body was discovered on the family farm by his colleagues. And it seemed that he had died at the manure pit.
Manure pits are a necessity on a dairy farm, since cows produce so much waste. The manure is stored in a large tank temporarily until it can be spread on fields as fertilizer. So, with Biadasz a farmer, it was something that he was no stranger to.
The farm’s manure tank was a large one – roughly football field-sized – yet Biadasz was just there as part of his normal routine. His body was subsequently discovered when the other farmhands arrived later that morning to help out with the chore. But he wasn’t the only fatality that day.