New York City cancer doctor, Dr. Krystal Cascetta, tragically ended her own life and that of her baby in what authorities believe to be a murder-suicide at their Westchester residence on a Saturday morning, as the New York Post reported.
Cancer Dr. Krystal Cascetta Killed Her Child and Herself!
Dr. Krystal Cascetta, a 40-year-old Hematology-Oncology specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital, was found deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and her child was also fatally shot according to CBS News.
The heartbreaking incident took place in their Somers home, a property estimated at $1 million that Dr. Krystal Cascetta shared with her husband, Tim Talty, aged 37. Although the exact age of the child remains undisclosed, social media hints that the baby was born around March.
Dr. Krystal Cascetta was recognized for her compassion and care towards patients, garnering awards during her time at both Albany Medical College and Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine. Dr. Krystal Cascetta specialized in breast cancer research at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where she had a significant impact.
While the hospital declined to provide a statement regarding the incident, Dr. Krystal Cascetta’s tragic death has left her colleagues, friends, and family deeply saddened. Her husband, Tim Talty, owns Talty Bars, a protein bar company. The company’s website emphasizes that Dr. Krystal Cascetta’s medical and scientific expertise contributed to the development of their products.
Dr. Krystal Cascetta’s Dedication
Dr. Krystal Cascetta’s unwavering dedication to medicine was evident from a young age, inspired by her desire to make a difference after her mother’s best friend passed away from breast cancer. She was described as an exceptional woman who excelled not only in her medical career but also as an avid runner and fitness enthusiast.
The circumstances surrounding this heartbreaking event have shocked many, shedding light on the profound impact mental health struggles can have, even on individuals who are highly accomplished and dedicated to helping others.