Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Female Dermatologist Dies From Cocaine and Alcohol Intoxication

Dr. Kiersten Cerveny, a married mother of three from Manhasset, New York was found unconscious in an apartment building early on October 4, following a night of drinking and using cocaine.

The 38-year-old doctor, who friends described as devoted to her children and charity work had left a Lower East Side club with Marc Johnson, a friend and TV producer, and gone to the building to see suspected drug dealer James (Pepsi) Holder around 4:25 a.m.

Four hours later, surveillance video showed Johnson and Holder dragging Cerveny’s body into the lobby before fleeing the scene although one of the men called 911 for help.

When the cops and paramedics arrived, she was given CPR before being rushed to Lenox Hill Hospital, but she later died.

Dr Cerveny and her husband
On Monday, the cause of death was announced as  “acute cocaine and alcohol intoxication" and the manner of death was ruled accidental by the medical examiners office.

Cerveny and her husband, Andrew Cerveny, who is also a dermatologist, were married in 2009 and have three children.

In a wedding announcement, she was listed as the chief of dermatology at Brooklyn Hospital Center and is an assistant professor of clinical dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College on the Upper East Side.
She was also crowned America's Junior Miss in 1995.

May her soul rest in peace!

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