Mile End staple Fruiterie Milano lost an employee on Sunday morning.\nFellow employees found the man unresponsive in the store refrigerator.\nUrgences-santé pronounced him dead on the scene.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nFruiterie Milano, the long-running Italian grocery store located on boulevard Saint-Laurent suffered a loss Sunday morning when an employee was found unresponsive in the store's large refrigerator. Urgences-santé told CTV News and the Montreal Gazette that employees found the man after 7 a.m. as they prepared to open for the day. When paramedics arrived at Milano, they determined that he had experienced a cardiac arrest and although they tried to resuscitate him, their attempts were sadly unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead on the scene.\nWe have reached out to Urgences-santé for further details and will update this article as information becomes available.\n"The death was not related to any acts of violence," the SPVM told MTL Blog.\nOfficers further suspect "no foul play" involved in the death and stated that there will "not be a police investigation."\nAn SPVM spokesperson also informed us that this case has been "passed on to the coroner."\nPolice have not confirmed the name and age of the employee, but Milano identified him as Richard Perreault in a Facebook post sharing news of his death with the community.\nC’est avec grande tristesse que nous vous informons du décès soudain de Richard Perreault, un employée qui faisait parti...Posted by Fruiterie Milano on Sunday, January 26, 2020\n"It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Richard Perreault today; a dear and valued employee who has been a member of our Milano family for the last 40 years," the post reads.\n"We offer Richard's family our deepest condolences as they go through this difficult time."\nThe store was closed Sunday "in his honor," but has since reopened to customers.\nView this post on Instagram Chez la Fruiterie Milano, vous trouverez un choix impressionnant de fromages AOP et IGP importés provenant de l'Europe. 🇮🇹🇫🇷🇨🇭 Nous offrons également une grande sélection de fromages de notre terroir ! Notre personnel dévoué sera en mesure de répondre à toutes vos questions et de vous offrir des choix intéressants !🧀 ____________ At Fruiterie Milano, you will find an impressive selection of PDO and PGI cheeses imported from all over Europe. 🇮🇹🇫🇷🇨🇭 We offer as well a great selection of cheeses from our province! Our dedicated staff will be able to answer all of your questions and offer you some great selections!🧀 A post shared by Fruiterie Milano (@fruiterie_milano) on Oct 31, 2019 at 10:41am PDT\nEmployees in the store declined to offer a comment on the situation.\nOn social media, customers are offering their condolences.\nView this post on Instagram Pour le temps des fêtes, offrez à votre famille et à vos proches un cadeau exceptionnel et inimitable de la Fruiterie Milano. Découvrez une sélection impressionnante de produits fins importés tels que l'huile de truffe, panettone Tre Marie, chocolat gianduiotto Feletti et plus encore!🎅🎄 _______ For the holiday season, offer your family and friends an exceptional and incomparable gift from Fruiterie Milano. Discover an impressive selection of fine imported products such as truffle oil, panettone Tre Marie, chocolate gianduiotto Feletti and much more. A post shared by Fruiterie Milano (@fruiterie_milano) on Nov 22, 2019 at 1:57pm PST\nFruiterie Milano describes itself as "the first supermarket for Italian specialties in Quebec" on its Facebook page.\n65 years after its opening, "Italy's gastronomic brilliance shows no sign of waning and likewise, Fruiterie Milano shows no sign of decline."\nYou can find the store at 6862 St-Laurent blvd.