New York Post Doesn’t Handle Former Employee’s Death Gently

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The New York Post, not known for its discretion, was especially blunt in reporting on one of its own former employees, Letters to the Editor clerk Elizabeth Borst, who was found dead in her Cobble Hill apartment on Saturday. After starkly noting her "suspicious" injuries, the short Sunday evening account offers this dark bit of insight: "But law-enforcement sources said those injuries could be consistent with a fall, and a broken bottle of vodka was found near Borst, who had a history of drinking, sources said." The Daily News simply quoted Borst's husband saying, "she was suffering from different syndromes." Either way, pretty ominous.