Ted Koppel’s Son Andrew Koppel Dies Owing To Excessive Drinking

June 2nd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
andrew-koppelManhattan, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an unfortunate development, Andrew Koppel, the son of popular TV Host Ted Koppel, has died owing to excessive boozing. He passed out on Monday morning at the age of 40. He took a new drinking companion named Russell Wimberly to his apartment and late his body was found unresponsive and he was not breathing either. When he came to the apartment he was not well as one of the neighbors said later. Even then he was quite intoxicated and not in control. His complexion appeared pale and when the ambulance came to the place he was already dead.

Andrew Koppel used to be a lawyer for the New York City Housing Authority. He was the only son of the TV anchor and third child. The medical examiner has not declared the reason of his untimely demise though his friends and aides it is related to his drinking spree. He had a girlfriend and a baby daughter as it has been reported. The man who was his drinking partner on the day Andrew Koppel died denied seeing him taking any drug or similar stuff. The man also said that Andrew Koppel did not take any food but went on drinking beer and whiskey randomly and this possibly led to his demise.

As one can expect his father and other family members are deeply shocked at his untimely death and they have prayed so that his soul can rest in peace. The day long drinking binge proved fatal to the man. The police have ruled out the involvement of any kind of crime behind his demise.

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