Jeff Bezos Says He's "Heartbroken" Over Amazon Warehouse Deaths

Billionaire Jeff Bezos says that he’s “heartbroken” after at least six Amazon employees were killed at a facility in Edwardsville, Illinois after a tornado struck the area, Friday. Bezos reflected on the tragedy, Saturday, after being criticized for posting about his latest Blue Origin space trip.

“The news from Edwardsville is tragic,” he said in a statement on Twitter. “We’re heartbroken over the loss of our teammates there, and our thoughts and prayers are with their families and loved ones.”