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March 13, 2014
On March 13, the son of Jon Corzine was found dead in Mexico City of an apparent suicide. Jon Corzine was the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, head of MF Global, and Governor of New Jersey, as well as being a long time campaign financier for President Barack Obama.
The son of former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine killed himself in a Mexico City hotel, sources told The Post on Thursday.
Jeffrey Corzine, 31, was the youngest of Corzine’s three children with ex-wife and childhood sweetheart Joanne Corzine.. – NY Post
While little is known about the circumstances behind Jeffrey Corzine’s alleged suicide, his death comes on the heels of at least eight unusual banker deaths, many of which were also labeled as suicides despite the near impossibility of one of them being attributed to suicide by nail gun.
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‘He made the tragic decision to take his own life’: Youngest son of former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine commits suicide in Mexico City hotel
Jeffrey Corzine took his own life ‘several days ago’ in Mexico City hotel
His family traced him through his credit card
Had battled addiction through his teens and twenties
Jeffrey, 31, was thought to be working as a drug counselor in California
He was the youngest of Corzine’s three children with his first wife
Corzine’s successor Chris Christie issued a statement of his condolences, calling the death ‘unthinkable’
By Meghan Keneally
Former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine’s 31-year-old son, Jeffrey, – who struggled with drug and alcohol addiction – committed suicide at a Mexico City hotel this week, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Jeffrey Corzine had been living in Malibu, California, and was an aspiring photographer, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity and could not name the hotel.
Corzine family spokesman Steven Goldberg confirmed Jeffrey Corzine’s death in a written statement.
Jeffrey Corzine is seen at his father’s side (right) when he was elected to be the governor of New Jersey in November 2005. His brother, Josh, is also pictured raising his father’s hand in victory (left).
Young: Jeffrey, who was known to friend as ‘Jeff’, was the youngest of three siblings
Discovered: The US Embassy in Mexico City confirmed that Jeffrey Corzine was found dead in a Mexico City hotel ‘several days’ ago
‘The sad fact is that Jeffrey Corzine had been suffering from severe depression for several years and recently had been receiving treatment for what is a very painful and debilitating physical and mental ailment,’ Goldberg said.
‘On Tuesday morning, he succumbed to his disease and made the tragic decision to take his own life.’
The family is planning a small, private memorial for Jeffrey, Goldberg said.
Corzine, who was described by family friends as a ‘lost’ soul, was discovered dead in Mexico City ‘several days’ ago after failing to reply to messages from loved ones.
His friends and family tracked down his whereabouts to his hotel by following his credit card trail.
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