NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Manhattan doctor was found dead in his apartment, and it’s believed that heroin is to blame.
A pulmonologist at the NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Ravindra Rajmane hadn’t been seen for days.READ MORE: Suspected Human Remains Found In Florida Wildlife Preserve Where Authorities Are Searching For Brian Laundrie
When someone stopped by his Kips Bay apartment on Park Avenue South, Tuesday morning, they discovered the 50-year-old doctor lying on his bed, dead from an apparent heroin overdose.READ MORE: New York City Mayoral Candidates Eric Adams, Curtis Sliwa Meet For First Debate
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The medical examiner’s office will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.