Madoff Victim Found Dead, Appears To Be Suicide

Dec 23 2008 | 2:59pm ET

One of the victim’s of Bernard Madoff’s alleged Ponzi scheme appears to have committed suicide, according to police.

Rene Thierry Magon de La Villehuchet, who ran hedge fund Access International Advisors, was found dead in his New York City office earlier today. A police officer at the scene said his death looked like a suicide.

The 65-year-old De la Villehuchet was a founding partner and chief executive officer of Access International Advisors. According to Bloomberg News, the fund invested its entire $1.4 billion in assets with Madoff.

Madff was arrested on Dec. 11 for allegedly running a $50 billion Ponzi scheme.


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