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NYC Doctor Krystal Cascetta Reportedly Killed Her Infant and Herself

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In the Granite Springs neighborhood of Somers, a mother fatally shot her infant with a gun before turning the gun on herself, according to the New York State Police, who are looking into the apparent murder/suicide.

According to a preliminary investigation, around 7 a.m. A renowned oncologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City named Dr. Krystal Cascetta, 40, entered the child’s room and committed the crime. According to the police, the scene was consistent with a murder/suicide.

Dr. Cascetta worked as an assistant professor of medicine in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, according to information on the Mount Sinai Hospital website.

She was an active participant in breast cancer clinical trials, and her clinical interests included the treatment of gastrointestinal, gynecologic, and breast cancers.

Mount Sinai issued the following statement late Saturday night:

The Mount Sinai community is greatly saddened by the tragic loss of a Mount Sinai Health System doctor and her child. We extend our deepest sympathies to Dr. Cascetta’s family, friends, colleagues, and patients.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the New York State Police at 845-677-7300.

If you or a loved one are having suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 741741.


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