Grandson of Rita Hayworth Found Dead In NYC Home

Rita Hayworth’s grandson has been found dead in an apparent suicide in New York City.

Police say 25-year-old Andrew Embiricos was discovered in his Manhattan apartment Sunday night with a bag over his head by a close friend who came to check up on him. Embiricos was pronounced dead at the scene. No foul play is suspected in his death.

A spokeswoman for the medical examiner’s office says the cause of his death is pending autopsy results.

Embiricos was the son of the late actress’ daughter Yasmin Aga Khan, a philanthropist known for publicizing the plight of those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The 25-year-old was a graduate of Fordham University with a degree in psychology, according to his Linkedin profile. The site also listed that he was currently working in sales for Virgin Atlantic.

Rita Hayworth was a legendary beauty who rose to fame in the 1940s and ’50s in movies such as “Cover Girl” and “Gilda.” She died in 1987 of Alzheimer’s disease at age 68.

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