NEW YORK — a researcher’s body was discovered afternoon. Monday, historical reports suggest he might have died from an overdose, police sources said.
Dr. Miguel Crespo, 40, held a doctorate degree also was referred to as “polite” by a neighbor. But on Sunday, Crespo was found by workers in an eighth-floor men’s toilet at Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Before 2 p.m., authorities were called to the hospital to find Crespo unconscious and unresponsive, based on CBS New York.
Officers reported that no drugs had been found close to the body, but they did discover aluminum foil and a possible snorting apparatus, according to sources cited by the New York Post. The city medical examiner will determine the official cause of death.
Crespo got his bachelor’s degree at Complutense University of Madrid, the New York Daily News reports, mentioning his hospital bio along with LinkedIn profile.
The Daily News reports:
He joined Weill Cornell Medical College in 2011, where he worked in a stem cell lab doing colon cancer research.
As well as his work as a researcher, Crespo did photography and graphic design work.
“During my life, I have relentlessly strived to catch the beauty in things I constantly felt the planet has yet to discover: windows, shadows, reflections, the magical from the velvety light which jobs on our eyes,” he composed his photo design site. “I have been impressed by the compassion, the emotion, and the meaning somebody’s appearance can communicate and inspire.”
Reporters spoke to one of Crespo’s neighbors, Xoey Lee, who expressed shock about his death, saying he had not appeared sick in death, if she saw him.
“He is always polite,” Lee explained. “He always says, ‘Hi. ”’
A spokesperson for Weill Cornell, Sarah Smith, released the following statement: “Weill Cornell Medicine is saddened by the death of the colleague Miguel Crespo, Ph.D.. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family members and friends.”
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