Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

St. Louis-Educated Chiropractor, Wife Die in Apparent Suicide Jump from NY Building

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

St. Louis-Educated Chiropractor, Wife Die in Apparent Suicide Jump from NY Building

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NEW YORK * Police say a Manhattan couple apparently distraught over their finances jumped from the man's ninth-floor Madison Avenue office window and died.

Dr. Glenn Scarpelli, 53, a chiropractor who attended Logan University in Chesterfield, and his wife, Patricia Colant, 50, were found Friday morning.

Police say they each had suicide notes that referenced financial problems. Chief of detectives Robert Boyce said the source of their money problems wasn't clear, and police were looking into it.

But according to state and federal records, Scarpelli owed tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid state and federal taxes.

In 2013, a Manhattan federal judge ordered Scarpelli to pay nearly $62,000 after he was sued by the government for not repaying a student loan after studying at Logan, which trains chiropractors. …

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