Hope Reichbach, 22, was found dead in her Schemerhorn Street apartment Thursday. The Brooklyn Paper reports the death was caused by an overdose of prescription drugs. She is the daughter of a Brooklyn Supreme Court judge and a graduate of Hunter College High School and NYU.
She was the communications director for City Councilman Steve Levin.
The death came as a shock to many who knew Reichbach. A longer story about her life can be found at The Brooklyn Eagle.