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HBO Producer Arrested in Chelsea Overdose Death of Long Island Doctor

(DNAINFO) Kathleen Culliton and Trevor Kapp | May 25, 2016 — Marc Henry Johnson was arrested in connection to deadly 2015 overdose of doctor in Chelsea.

An HBO producer has been arrested in connection to the overdose death of a Long Island dermatologist after a night of partying with the television exec, authorities said.

Dr. Kiersten Cerveny, 38, was found unconscious and half-naked in the doorway of 223 W. 16 Street on Oct. 4, 2015 after spending the evening with producer Marc Henry Johnson, 51, and his cocaine dealer James “Pepsi” Holder, 60, the NYPD said.

She was pronounced dead at Lenox Health Hospital later that morning. The cause was determined to be a cocaine overdose, authorities said.

Cerveny, who lived in Manhasset with her husband and three children, met up with Johnson while out with some friends and accompanied him to Holder’s apartment on W. 16th Street just before 4:30 a.m., according to sources and prosecutors.

Holder — who prosecutors said dealt coke to an extensive customer base in Manhattan — was caught on surveillance camera three hours later with Johnson dragging Cerveny’s unconscious body toward the entryway where she was later found, according to the complaint.

Johnson, who recently produced a pilot for “, was arrested Tuesday night as was Holder.

Source: HBO Producer Arrested in Chelsea Overdose Death of Long Island Doctor – Chelsea – DNAinfo New York