Andrew Koppel, Ted Koppel’s Son Found Dead

Ted KoppelAndrew Koppel, a son to legendary TV news anchor Ted Koppel (pictured) was found dead in a Washington Heights apartment early Monday morning after a long day of drinking. He was 40.

According to the New York Post, Andrew went to the apartment late in the night with a new drinking buddy, a man he had just met in the bar.

Belinda Caban, a resident of the apartment where Andrew was found dead said, “He was just really messed up when he came in. He was very drunk. I didn’t understand anything he said. We took him to the bedroom and laid him down to rest.”

Koppel was declared dead at around 1:30 in the morning by the paramedics who went to the apartment on 180th Street at Audubon Avenue.