Death at Busch home
Thu December 23, 2010
Young woman found dead at home of former Busch CEO
Updated 3:14 p.m. Dec. 23, 2010:
The Associated Press reports that the woman found in Busch's home has been identified.
Police and the St. Louis County medical examiner's office on Thursday identified the victim as Adrienne Martin of St. Charles.
An autopsy has been conducted but results could take 4-6 weeks.
St. Louis County forensic administrator Suzanne McCune says there were no signs of trauma.
A report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch today says the St. Louis County medical examiner's office has not yet determined how a young woman found in the home of August Busch IV, the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch, died.
According to the Post-Dispatch, the 27-year-old from St. Charles was pronounced dead around 1:30pm December 19th at Busch's home in the tiny St. Louis County enclave of Huntleigh.
A source told the Post-Dispatch the death was being investigated as a drug overdose. It's not clear if Busch was home when the death happened.
The Frontenac Police Department, which covers Huntleigh, gave the Post-Dispatch this information:
(T)hey received a 911 call at 1:15 p.m. Sunday about an "unresponsive person" at the home. Paramedics and police officers found the 27-year-old woman deceased and "with no apparent signs of trauma or other indications of cause of death," the release said.
Art Margulis, an attorney for Busch, told the Post-Dispatch, "there is absolutely nothing suspicious about her passing, and it's a tragic and untimely death of a young person. A very kind young person, by the way."