The autopsy report for Jay Ott, the designer who went missing in March and whose body was later found in the East River, reports that the cause of death was drowning. WWD says that the "the manner of death is undetermined."
Ott, a Bushwick resident, was a 31-years-old and held the position of design director for Crippen and Rosetta Getty at The Dock Group. After his disappearance, which happened early in the morning on March 23rd, friends and family began posting flyers all over the subways and set up a Find Jay tipline.
· Jay Ott Cause of Death Determined [WWD]
· The Body of Missing Designer Jay Ott Has Been Found [Racked NY]
· Brooklyn Fashion Designer Jay Ott Is Missing [Racked NY]