NEW YORK POST – One of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims, whose testimony was instrumental in convicting heiress Ghislaine Maxwell of sex trafficking, died earlier this year — and her family is now questioning the circumstances surrounding her fatal overdose.
Carolyn Andriano, 36, was found dead in a Palm Beach, Florida hotel room in late May, but her family said they still have questions about a medical examiner’s ruling that she died of an “accidental overdose.”
“Nobody’s giving me any answers, and you know what? I’m over it,” her mother, Dorothy Groener, told the Daily Beast.
“Because this is my daughter and she deserves justice,” Groener — who is currently involved in a legal battle with her son-in-law over Andriano’s will —said, noting: “She got to a point where she was turning her whole life around.”
Police records obtained by the Daily Beast show cops were called to the DoubleTree by Hilton in West Palm Beach about a woman who was not “waking up” and “has been sick” at around 7:45 a.m. on May 23.
He told police on the scene that he, Andriano and their children went to sleep the night before at the DoubleTree, where they had apparently been living after selling their house.
When they woke up, Andriano was naked and unresponsive in her bed, Pitts said, according to the Daily Beast.
Police later found a small crack pipe, a small baggie with white residue and a needle in her purse.
An ensuing toxicology report also found she had methadone, fentanyl and alprazolam in her system — and Pitts told them Carolyn had been using drugs.
It was independently reviewed by Lewis Nelson, the chair of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s Department of Emergency Medicine and director of the Division of Medical Toxicology.
He said fentanyl and alprazolam are a deadly combination — as both restrict breathing …