Official: Madoff son found dead in NYC apartment

(AP) - A law enforcement official tells The AssociatedPress that a son of Bernard Madoff has been found dead in New YorkCity of an apparent

NEW YORK - (AP) - A law enforcement official tells The AssociatedPress that a son of Bernard Madoff has been found dead in New YorkCity of an apparent suicide.

The official says Mark Madoff was found hanged in his Manhattanapartment.

A family member notified police around 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

The official spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymitybecause he wasn't allowed to speak publicly about the case.

Mark Madoff and his brother, Andrew, were under investigationbut hadn't faced any criminal charges in the massive Ponzi schemethat led to their father's jailing.

Bernard Madoff swindled a long list of investors out of billionsof dollars and is serving a 150-year prison term.

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