Son of Greek billionaire found dead in Cleveland hotel room


CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say cocaine was found in a Cleveland hotel room where the son of a Greek billionaire died.

Cleveland.com reports 34-year-old Socrates S. Kokkalis was found dead at a downtown Marriott Hotel on Saturday afternoon. His father, Socrates P. Kokkalis Sr., is the founder of a Greek telecommunications company and the chairman of the Greek soccer team Olympiacos. His son was the team’s vice president.

A police report said three baggies of cocaine were found in the younger Kakkalis’ room. The report says it appeared he died about 12 hours before his body was found.

The Cleveland police drug overdose death unit is investigating.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine a cause of death.

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