Ted Koppel’s Son, Andrew Dead After Hell’s Kitchen Bender

June 1, 2010

(ChattahBox)—This is a sad story. Respected journalist and Nightline anchor Ted Koppel’s son, Andrew was found dead in a shabby apartment, after a day-long drinking binge in a Hell’s Kitchen bar. Andrew Koppel, was just 40 and leaves behind his girlfriend and baby daughter in Queens.

Andrew Koppel was one of Ted Koppel’s four children. He reportedly had a long history of alcohol abuse. Andrew worked as an attorney for the New York Housing Authority’s civil litigation division, until he quit two-years ago.

Twelve hours after Andrew Koppel began his drinking binge, he left the bar with a waiter and was later found dead at a Washington Heights apartment.

The official cause of death will be determined by an autopsy, but police investigators suspect drugs or alcohol abuse.

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