Consequently the death of Stephanie Adams was ruled a suicide, the city medical examiner’s office said. The death of her son Vincent was ruled a homicide.
The deaths of a former Playboy playmate Stephanie Adams [photo], and her 7-year-old son have been ruled a murder-suicide
The deaths of a former Playboy playmate and her 7-year-old son have been ruled a murder-suicide after the woman jumped with the boy from a New York City hotel on Friday, officials say.
police issued the statement After an autopsy report revealed the nature of the multiple blunt impact injuries sustained both Adams, 47, and her child.
A spokesperson for the city’s Chief Medical Examiner identified the victims as Stephanie and Vincent Nicolai. Earlier reports used Stephanie Nicolai’s maiden name, Adams.
Undated photo of Stephanie Adams [right] her then-husband Charles Nicolai [left] and their son, Vincent. Mother and child died May 18, in a murder-suicide allegedly orchestrated by Adams
The mother and child both died of multiple blunt impact injuries, with the child suffering injuries to the head, neck, torso and limbs. Stephanie’ manner of death was labeled suicide and Vincent’s was ruled a homicide.
The former Miss November 1992 was in the middle of a messy divorce from her estranged husband Dr. Charles Nicolai, the owner of Wall Street Chiropractic & Wellness.
Adams had recently asked a judge to allow her to take Vincent to Spain but was denied.