Police are investigating the death of a 38-year-old Long Island dermatologist found unconscious in the vestibule of a Manhattan apartment building. Police say Kiersten Cerveny, of Manhasset, was found at about 8:30 a.m. Sunday inside the five-story walk-up building on West 16th Street in the Chelsea neighborhood.
Cerveny was taken to Lennox Hill Hospital Annex where she was pronounced dead. The medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death, but police say she may have died of a drug overdose. A security video shows two men carrying her into the vestibule and then leaving.
The NY Post reported Monday that Cerveny was known to do drugs and may have been high on cocaine during her night out.
A 2009 New York Times wedding announcement described Cerveny as chief of dermatology at Brooklyn Hospital Center and an assistant professor of clinical dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.