According to Bloomberg,
Bank of America Corp. intern Moritz Erhardt worked day and night in the weeks before his death, sending e-mails to his parents and colleagues in the early hours of the morning.
The 21-year-old died of an epileptic seizure while taking a shower on Aug. 15, a London coroner said after an inquest yesterday. He never once complained about his workload, Erhardt’s parents and co-workers said, even when staying up until 5 a.m.
“It may be that Moritz had been working so hard that his fatigue was a trigger for the seizure that killed him,” Coroner Mary Hassell said at the inquest. “But that is only a possibility.”
The plight of Erhardt prompted Bank of America to set up a panel of senior managers to “review all aspects of this tragedy,” the bank said following his death. Erhardt was found unconscious at Claredale House, a student residential…
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