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Friday, 14 July 2023 05:10

Robert De Niro's grandson, Leandro, died at the age of 19

NEW YORK — A woman was arrested Thursday night in connection with the alleged overdose death of Robert De Niro's 19-year-old grandson, ABC News has learned.

Sofia Haley Marks, who is allegedly known as “The Percocet Princess”, is believed to have sold drugs to Leandro De Niro Rodriguez before her death on July 2 in Lower Manhattan.

Note: The video in the media player above is from a previous report.

Detectives have investigated the case as a possible overdose, although an official cause of death has not been determined.

Marks, 20, is being held on federal drug distribution charges and is expected in federal court Friday.

The arrests are part of an ongoing investigation by the New York Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and Homeland Security.

Leandro De Niro Rodriguez is also an actor. He appears, alongside his mother, in the 2018 film “A Star Is Born,” starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. Other acting credits include “The Collection” in 2005 and Cabaret Maxime in 2018 according to IMDB.

CNN Wire contributed to this report.

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