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Former Columbia professor found dead inside car on Upper West Side: NYPD

Posted at 4:44 AM, Dec 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-30 04:45:19-05

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan – Police say a missing former college professor turned up dead inside a car on the Upper West Side.

Bruce Chadwick, 48, was found dead inside a vehicle on the Upper West Side on December 29, 2016. (Photo: NYPD)

Bruce Chadwick, 48, was found dead inside a vehicle on the Upper West Side on December 29, 2016. (Photo: NYPD)

Bruce Chadwick, 48, was discovered inside a vehicle in the vicinity of West 123rd St. and Riverside Drive around 11 p.m. Thursday, police said. Officers say he had no apparent signs of trauma.

Before he was found, Chadwick was reported missing and was last seen leaving his Harlem home around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. The investigation is ongoing.

Based on Chadwick’s online LinkedIn profile, he was a former assistant professor at Columbia University and most recently worked as a financial analyst at Equity Key.