Published on Mar 12, 2014
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This brings us to 8 or 9 top level bankers, 20 low level according to sources, then the CEO of a Bitcoin currency exchange First Meta Pte Ltd, and now yet another financial industry death.
Edmund (Eddie) Reilly, 47, a trader at Midtown’s Vertical Group, jumped in front of an LIRR train at 6 a.m. near the Syosset train station
A Long Island Rail Road train pulls into the Jamaica station. A Manhattan trader committed suicide by leaping in front of a different train near Syosset Tuesday. Photo: Riyad Hasan
A Manhattan trader was killed Tuesday morning by a speeding Long Island Rail Road commuter train, marking at least the seventh suicide of a financial professional this year.
Edmund (Eddie) Reilly, 47, a trader at Midtown’s Vertical Group, jumped in front of an LIRR train at 6 a.m. near the Syosset train station.
He was declared dead at the scene.
Reilly’s identity was confirmed by Salvatore Arena, an LIRR spokesperson, who said an investigation into the incident was continuing.
Passengers on the west-bound express train told MTA investigators they saw a man standing by the tracks before he jumped in front of the train, Arena said.
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REPORT: An NYC-Based Trader Committed Suicide Tuesday Morning
A New York-based trader committed suicide by jumping in front of a train, the New York Post reports.
The trader was 47-year-old Edmund “Eddie” Charles Reilly, the report said.
He worked for Midtown-based boutique investment bank The Vertical Group.
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