Celebrity Surgeon Found Dead, Knife in Chest, Ruled Suicide

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By Natural Blaze

Just days after a Weil Cornell cancer researcher was found dead, another medical professional who also worked at Weil Cornell was found on Sunday with a fatal knife wound in the torso, but near the heart.

Dr. Dean Lorich was father to three girls and the associate director of the Orthopedic Trauma Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He was also a professor at Weill Cornell Medical College.

New York Daily News reports:

An acclaimed trauma surgeon was found dead, with a knife in his chest, by his 11-year-old daughter Sunday in his Park Ave. apartment, police said.

Investigators were treating the death of Dr. Dean Lorich as an apparent suicide, sources said.

“He was under some personal stress,” a police source said.

The surgeon was home with his daughter, police said, adding there were no signs of forced entry at the tony Upper East

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