ABC News’ Dax Tejera died from choking amid ‘acute alcohol intoxication’ — not from a heart attack as news network originally indicated

ABC News’ Dax Tejera suffocated in ‘acute alcohol poisoning’. USA Today reported — not a heart attack, as the news network first indicated in December.

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USA Today, citing information from the New York City Chief Medical Examiner, said the 37-year-old executive producer died on Dec. said.

Tejera’s death was also ruled an accident, USA Today reported.

ABC News President Kim Godwin issued a staff memo stating that Tehra died “suddenly of a heart attack” when he died. The Hollywood Reporter said.

Fox News said ABC News did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Additionally, Dax Tejera’s wife after police said she and her husband left a five-month-old girl and a two-year-old girl behind while the couple went out to dinner on the night Tejera died. , Veronica was indicted in early January.

A spokesperson for the NYPD’s Office of Public Affairs said: variety Veronica Tejera was charged with two counts of “acting in a manner detrimental to a child.”

Police said they responded to reports of children being unattended at the address of the Yale Club, a members-only hotel in Manhattan.

according to new york postVeronica Tejera said in a statement that when her husband collapsed, she took him to the hospital and asked her parents and close friends to watch over the children “because they were watching them on camera.”

But she said the hotel wouldn’t let her friend in and called the police instead, the paper said.

However, The Washington Post quoted a source as saying, “While the two were out on the town at Bobby Van’s 230 Park on the corner of a private club, the kids were left alone the entire time, but 37-year-old Dax・Tehera collapsed outside the restaurant.

Veronica Tejera was given a desk ticket and released.

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Dax Tejera was the Executive Producer of ABC News Sunday’s PR program, This Week.

Congressional correspondent Rachel Scott reported on Tehera’s death, saying, “He will be deeply mourned by all of us here at ABC News.”

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