- Nov 18, 2021
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Cause of Death Revealed for Fashion Designer Kathryn Marie Gallagher, Who Styled Lady Gaga and Laverne Cox
The cause of death for fashion designer Kathryn Marie Gallagher, who worked with stars like Lady Gaga and Laverne Cox, has been revealed exactly eight months after she was found dead in her apartment
A woman who was found dead in her Manhattan apartment eight months ago has now been identified as fashion designer Kathryn Marie Gallagher.
The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner confirms with PEOPLE that Gallagher died of a homicide. Her cause of death was acute intoxication by the combined effects of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, and ethanol.
On July 24, 2022, the New York Police Department responded to a call about an unresponsive woman in a bedroom inside of her Eldridge Street apartment. After officers arrived, the woman was found on her bed and declared dead at the scene. Gallagher was publicly named as the deceased woman by police on Friday, according to NBC New York. She was 35.
The medical examiner's office added, per the outlet, that Gallagher died of a drug-facilitated theft. However, authorities did not confirm if anything had been taken from her apartment.
Authorities have not identified any suspects in her death.