Madoff's eldest son hangs himself in NYC apartment

In this undated photograph provided by Security Traders Association of New York, Mark Madoff is shown. Mark Madoff, one of Bernard Madoff's sons, was found dead of an apparent suicide Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 on the second anniversary of his father's arrest, according to a law enforcement official. Mark Madoff, 46, was found hanged in his apartment in Manhattan's fashionable SoHo section, according to the official. A family member notified police around 7:30 a.m. (AP Photo/Security Traders Association of New York, Kimberly Unger)
December 11, 2010 2:10:54 PM PST
Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's eldest son hanged himself by a dog leash in his apartment Saturday, exactly two years after his father's arrest in a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that swindled thousands of investors of their life savings.
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