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Jeremy Richman Biography – Jeremy Richman Wiki
Jeremy Richman was a neuro-pharmacologist, co-founder of The Avielle Foundation and a Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale’s School of Medicine.
Jeremy served as the CEO of the Avielle Foundation and had a Faculty Lecturer appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale’s School of Medicine.
Following the murder of his six year old daughter, Avielle, in the Sandy Hook Elementary School Murders, Jeremy and his wife, Jennifer Hensel, started The Avielle Foundation, a neuroscience non-profit committed to preventing violence and building compassion through brain health research, community engagement, and education.
Jeremy Richman Age
Jeremy Richman died on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Connecticut. He was 49 years old.
Jeremy Richman Wife
Jeremy Richman was married to his wife, Jennifer Hensel.
Jeremy Richman Children – Jeremy Richman Family
Richman’s daughter, Avielle Richman, was killed in the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook school. She was six years old at the time. After Avielle’s death, Jeremy and Jennifer had two more children, Imogen Richman and Owen Richman.
Jeremy Richman Death – Jeremy Richman Suicide
According to the Newtown Police Department, “On March 25, 2019 at approximately 7 a.m. Newtown Police with the Newtown Ambulance Service, Newtown Hook & Ladder Fire Dept. were dispatched to the Edmond Town Hall located at 45 Main Street to investigate the report of a suicide.
Upon arrival police with paramedics found Jeremy Richman, age 49, of Newtown deceased. Police with the State of Connecticut Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the cause of death. The death appears to be a suicide, but police will not disclose the method or any other details of the death, only to state the death does not to appear to be suspicious.
As per normal protocol Mr.Richman’s body was transported to the Connecticut State Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy that is expected to be done today.
“This is a heart breaking event for the Richman family and the Newtown Community as a whole, the police department’s prayers are with the Richman family right now, and we ask that the family be given privacy in this most difficult time.” Lt. Aaron Bahamonde
Jeremy Richman Cause of Death
Jeremy Richman’s cause of death was suicide. The Newtown Police Department in a Facebook post, “The death appears to be a suicide, but police will not disclose the method or any other details of the death, only to state the death does not to appear to be suspicious.”
Jeremy Richman Obituary
Jeremy Richman’s obituary can be read here.
If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide or needs emotional support, help is available 24/7 through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
The lifeline is free, confidential and available any time by calling 1-800-273-8255 or by visiting www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.