German Osorio and Corisa Ruiz, Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, TX, Customer Services Acting Manager Corisa Ruiz and Letter Carrier German Osorio

Corpus Christi, TX, Letter Carrier German Osorio was delivering mail recently when he saw an ominous messaged attached to a mailbox: a suicide note.

He immediately contacted his supervisor, Corisa Ruiz, who called 911.

Inside the residence, emergency responders found the victim of an apparent suicide attempt alive but unresponsive.

Postmaster Aaron Lawson praised Osorio and Ruiz for taking quick action that potentially saved the victim’s life.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.