BALTIMORE (AP) - An autopsy has found that a former Johns Hopkins gynecologist committed suicide by putting a plastic bag around his head and attaching it to a tank of helium.
Dr. Nikita Levy killed himself as he was under investigation for allegedly taking secret pictures and videos of his patients.
The Maryland medical examiner's office ruled that asphyxiation was the cause of death. Police have also confirmed that Levy left a suicide note addressed to his family.
Meanwhile, attorney Jonathan Schochor says he plans to sue the hospital over Levy's behavior. Schochor's law firm won a more than $120 million case against Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley, who was convicted of sexually abusing patients and videotaping the encounters.