Thierry Leyne, Strauss-Kahn’s Business Partner, Dies at 49

October 26, 2014

Was he pushed or did he jump?

Thierry Leyne, the Franco-Israeli business partner of former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn , has died in Tel Aviv.
Mr. Leyne, who was 49 years old and in the process of launching a hedge fund with Mr. Str auss-Kahn, committed suicide Thursday, according to his assistant in the firm’s Tel Aviv office who didn’t give her name.
The cause of death couldn’t immediately be ascertained. Outside an apartment building in Tel Aviv where residents said Mr. Leyne’s family owns a unit, a man identifying himself as Mr. Leyne’s son said his father was buried Friday but declined to answer further questions.