Former St. John’s Dean Kills Herself After Testifying

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Cecilia Chang.Photo: Splash News

Former St. John's University dean Cecilia Chang — who earned the moniker "Dean of Mean" — was found hanging this morning inside her home, after also attempting to slit her wrists and poison herself with gas from her fireplace, the Post reports. Just yesterday, Chang, who is on trial for allegedly embezzling $1,000,000 from the school and forcing students to work as her personal servants, testified on her own behalf with disastrous results. The judge in the case, Sterling Johnson Jr., speculated this morning that the suicide "could be one of the reasons that she wanted to testify. Sayonara. Get it off her chest."