Julio Ramirez Obituary
According to report, a young man was found dead in the back of a taxi after a night out with friends before his bank accounts were drained days later.
The man, 25-year-old Julio Ramirez, a social worker, met up with a friend in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood on April 20, 2022, and was found dead hours later.
Security footage, taken in the early hours of April 21, shows Julio walking away from the Ritz Bar and Lounge, a gay dance club, with three unknown men, his older brother Carlos Ramirez told news outlet.
Carlos, who spoke with investigators, learned that his brother and three men made their way into a taxi together at around 3:17am on April 20, 2022.
However, about three miles away from the venue and nearly one hour later, Julio was unresponsive and alone in the backseat of the vehicle.
Julio Ramirez Cause of Death
Carlos said “They had literally taken every dollar that he had, all his savings and all of his money.”
The taxi driver reported to NYPD help at 4:10am in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, but the 25-year-old was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital at 4:49am on April 21, police sources said.
Julio’s phone and wallet were missing at the time of his death.
According to police, his initial cause of death was due to a possible drug overdose.
The medical examiner told said an official cause and manner of death could take at least a few weeks.