Robert De Niro’s family mourns the heartbreaking loss of his grandson, who reportedly passed away due to the presence of fentanyl in the drugs, as confirmed by his mother, Your Content has learned.
The 19-year-old’s death is currently under investigation by the police, who suspect a possible overdose, and it is believed that someone intentionally sold him drugs contaminated with dangerous substances.
Sharing the devastating news on Instagram, Leandro De Niro’s mother, Drena De Niro, expressing her grief and outrage.
According to her statement, her son fell victim to pills laced with fentanyl, which the seller was fully aware of but still chose to distribute.
Drena De Niro’s heartfelt plea emphasized the consequences of engaging in the trade of such dangerous substances, stating, “So for all these people still involved in the sale and purchase of this dangerous substance, my son’s life has been tragically cut short.”
During the investigation, authorities discovered drugs and drug paraphernalia in close proximity to Leandro’s body, within a New York City apartment.
However, the official cause of death is yet to be determined by the Medical Examiner, as toxicology tests are still pending.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has also become involved in the case, signaling a concerted effort to identify and bring to justice the individual responsible for supplying the lethal drugs, according to TMZ.