submit a death
Carlisle Brigham (29) died when she fell down stairs in high heels after a night of drinking
Published: Sep 21, 2012 @ 3:14 AM
Carlisle Brigham (29)
Aug 27, 2012
Cause of Death:
New York City, NY
view their profile
She was just hours from turning her life around.
The tragic, troubled daughter of the city's former budget chief, who fell to her death down a flight of stairs after a night of boozing with pals, was about to enter rehab, sources told The Post yesterday.
Carlisle Brigham, 29, was found at the bottom of a stairwell on the Lower East Side Monday morning following a booze-fueled get-together with college friends with whom she had attended a wedding in Virginia.
Her drinking had become so problematic recently that her desperate dad, James Brigham — who served under Mayor Ed Koch — was flying in to try to put a stop to it, sources said.
James, the chairman of a St. Louis investment bank, was scheduled to take his daughter to a rehab facility for alcohol and possible drug addiction, the sources said.
The beautiful blonde appeared to have stumbled in her high-heel shoes and tumbled down the steep stairwell.
The medical examiner yesterday ruled her death an accident. Initial autopsy results were unclear about whether alcohol played a role.
There was so much blood around her neck when her body was found at 10:33 a.m. that investigators initially theorized that she'd been slashed.
But they later said it appeared she shattered her chin when she fell at 191 Orchard St., where she had stayed overnight with a male friend.
Sources said that Carlisle Brigham had been depressed over the breakup of her year-old marriage to Anthony Champalimaud, a Manhattan executive for an Asian hotel conglomerate, who was in the United Kingdom when she died.
"We shall forever remember her gentle and graceful demeanor, captivating spirit and intensely giving nature," the family said in a statement.
"She was known to enchant all those whom she met."
Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/tragic_lost_chance_GQtloWBhea0z643AZeyeAL#ixzz270ITW2gs
go back to article archive list
article loaded in 0 ms
Alicia Cipicchio (29) was run over by a bus at the Burning Man festival
Tragedy has struck the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada, as 29-year-old art gallery manager Alicia Louise Cipicchio was struck and killed by a bus early Thursday morning, as reported by the Huffington Post.
Carly Dobie (24) collapsed and died ten days after her wedding
A young Moray woman collapsed and died from a blood clot just 10 days after her wedding.
Bradley Barngrover (32) was on his way to buy a new vehicle when his truck stalled on railway tracks, killing him and injuring his son
A heroic father died a tragic death over the weekend when he was killed by an oncoming train as he desperately tried to save the life of his son.
Trudi & Michael Hardman & 3 of their children were killed in car crash en route to Disney World
Two North Texas teachers and several of their children were killed overnight while driving through Louisiana for a Disney vacation. Trudi and Michael Hardman died in the single-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 just west of Calhoun, La.
Dr Isobel Maxwell-Cameron (25) hanged herself after her laboratory experiments failed
A "talented" scientist who emigrated to Britain from New Zealand to pursue her dream job killed herself after struggling with loneliness and homesickness.
Copyright © 2009 MyDeathSpace.com