Resort Where David Goldberg Died Deletes Treadmill Photo From Its Site

After days of silence and misreporting, the Mexican resort where Sheryl Sandberg’s late husband allegedly died in an exercise fatality has deleted this photo of its treadmill facility.

As of this morning, the website of the Palmasolaresort—which states it is located “at the Four Seasons” in Punta Mita, Mexico—hosted this photo, apparently taken on its premises:

It’s unclear whether this is the exact treadmill upon which David Goldberg reportedly sustained a fatal head injury, but it is a photo of a treadmill nonetheless. A photo that is now completely gone:

We reached out to the Palmasola for comment and we will update if we hear back.

Update: I received this email from a Palmasola rep:

Unfortunately we’ve been made aware that a few media outlets used this photo without permission and in a way which we felt was insensitive to the family. Out of respect to the family we have removed the image from our website.

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