Stony Brook student Jocelyn Pascucci found dead in Manhattan

Police say Pascucci had a heart condition and had been drinking with friends. (2/16/13)

MANHATTAN - A Stony Brook University student was found dead Saturday morning in Manhattan.

Jocelyn Pascucci collapsed early this morning inside the lobby of an apartment building in the East Village. The 19-year-old East Meadow resident was rushed to the hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

Police say Pascucci had a heart condition and had been drinking with friends. As of now, it is unclear whether that played a role in her death.

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