Workers Battered Ted Williams' Frozen Body: Book

Whistleblower to appear on "Nightline" on Tuesday

Friday, Oct 2, 2009  |  Updated 9:05 AM CDT
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Workers Battered Ted Williams' Frozen Body: Book

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A former exec at the company that froze Ted Williams' body alleges the slugger was abused.

The body of Red Sox legend Ted Williams, kept frozen in an Arizona cryonics facility after his death in 2002, was horrifically mistreated by workers, according to a new book.

Former Alcor Life Extension Foundation exec turned whistleblower Larry Johnson writes in “Frozen” that he witnessed a worker send “tiny pieces” of the Hall of Famer’s frozen head flying after trying to dislodge it from a tuna fish can with a monkey wrench, the New York Daily News reports.

Johnson, who worked for the company as chief operating officer for eight months, told the News that he wrote the book while in hiding because he had received death threats.

He will appear on ABC’s “Nightline” on Tuesday, the same day “Frozen” hits bookstores.

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