Investigators reveal Citigroup executive, 42, found dead in his bathtub had ‘slashed his own throat ear-to-ear after drug- and booze-fueled bender’
The global head of Citigroup’s environmental and social risk management was found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday with a laceration to the throat and investigators said late Wednesday it was a suicide.
The body of Shawn D. Miller was discovered in the bathtub of his condo in Manhattan’s Financial District and police initially believed a third-party was responsible after finding no weapon.
However, after moving the 42-year-old, police discovered a knife beneath his body in the bathtub, the New York Daily News reports.
Investigators had been trying to find a man with whom Miller was seen walking into the apartment at 120 Greenwich St at about 6.30pm Monday night.
The man later left alone.
There were no signs of forced entry.
A doorman then made the gruesome discovery of Miller’s about 3pm Tuesday.
It is believed a worried friend called the building – located near Albany St street and the September 11 Memorial and Museum – and asked if the doorman could check on Miller.
The doorman said the caller identified themself as Miller’s Canadian boyfriend, according to The Post.
The banker was pronounced dead at the scene.
A medical examiner will determine the official cause of death.
Police said Wednesday they found drug and alcohol in the apartment, including what they believed to be crystal meth.
Investigators say Miller had hooked up with a stranger for sex Monday using the website backpage.com.
Citigroup acknowledged the death of the managing director in a statement sent out Wednesday.
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