Local DJ Fired For Alleged Offensive Dakota James Facebook Post


PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A local bar and restaurant has fired a DJ after he allegedly made “offensive” comments on Facebook about the death of Dakota James.

Tequila Cowboy, which is located on the North Shore, posted a statement on Facebook stating that the employee is no longer with the company following the post.

The employee allegedly posted, “Please stop throwing bodies in the river…it’s almost boat season. At least give them cement shoes if you’re gonna.”

In their response to the post, Tequila Cowboy says they do not condone such behavior and these are not the views of beliefs of the restaurant or any of their other stores.

Latest Stories On Dakota James

This is restaurant’s full statement posted on Facebook:

Dakota James’ body was found yesterday in the Ohio River. The former Duquesne grad was missing for six-weeks.

Join The Conversation On The KDKA Facebook Page
Stay Up To Date, Follow KDKA On Twitter

Police have said they won’t have any further comment until an autopsy is completed.


One Comment

  1. Dan Trigona says:

    Hmph…Another company pulling the “Your time is our time” bullocks. Just let folks know that when employee A says something that employer B disagrees with that the employee in no way speaks for nor represents the company opinion and leave it at that. Stop firing employees for having an opinion!

  2. John English says:

    Well done Tequila Cowboy (y)

Comments are closed.

More From CBS Pittsburgh

Play It
Get The All New CBS Local App
KDKA Weather App

Watch & Listen LIVE