Victor Botnick

 

 

Age: 47

 

Summary: one-time aide to New York mayor Ed Koch and head of New York City's hospital system who was forced to resign both positions under accusations of corruption, and who continued to have problems after his days of public service (like being charged with setting off a stink-bomb on a plane in 1998), and who was currently facing charges of embezzlement.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gastrointestinal bleeding

 

Born: November 2, 1954

 

Died: October 15, 2002

 

Location: Yonkers, New York