Dax Tejera: Surprising Cause Of Death Revealed For 37-Year-Old ABC News Producer

ABC News producer Dax Tejera died in December from choking on meals whereas intoxicated ― not from a coronary heart assault as initially reported, officers informed People on Wednesday.

Tejera, 37, was stricken on Dec. 23 from “asphyxia due to obstruction of airway by food bolus complicating acute alcohol intoxication,” the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner informed the outlet.

ABC News president Kim Godwin knowledgeable workers within the instant aftermath that Tejera, an government producer on “This Week,” had died of a coronary heart assault.

ABC declined to touch upon the most recent growth.

Dax Tejera, proper, with Peter Alexander, far left, Cecilia Vega and Ricardo Jimenez at a CAA kickoff half for the White House Correspondents Dinner in April 2022.

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Tejera, who joined “This Week” in 2020, sparked a scores leap amongst Sunday public affairs packages for the present, headlined by George Stephanopoulos. He “had big plans and big dreams that were just beginning to be fulfilled,” co-anchor Jonathan Karl stated in December.

The producer left behind a authorized dilemma for his spouse Veronica, and their 2-year-old daughter and toddler daughter.

On the evening of his dying, Veronica Tejera was arrested for “acting in a manner injurious to a child” as a result of the Tejeras left the kids unattended of their Manhattan resort room whereas eating out. A staffer at Bobby Van’s restaurant stated Tejera appeared unwell on the desk and a waiter adopted the producer as he walked out the entrance door, the New York Post reported.