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Youngest Son of Former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine Found Dead

Corzine testifies about the MF Global bankruptcy during a hearing before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington
©Reuters Jon Corzine, former senator and governor, has lost his youngest son.

Jeffrey Corzine was discovered in a hotel room in Mexico City

Jeffrey Corzine, son of former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine and an aspiring photographer, has been found dead in a hotel room in Mexico City. He was 31 years old.

He was discovered after failing to respond to several messages from worried family members. According to the NY Daily News, Jeffrey Corzine had struggled with drug and alcohol addiction for years.

“Mr. Corzine is obviously devastated by this tragic loss. We ask that all respect his family’s privacy during this very difficult time,” the former Governor’s spokesman Steven Goldberg told the NY Daily News.

Jon Corzine served as senator for New Jersey from 2001 to 2006 and the state’s governor from 2006 to 2010.

[NY Daily News]

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