Ashenbach died just a few weeks later, on February 16th, at the same detention hospital. The New York Times observed his passing with a short paragraph, in which they credit Ashenbach with discovering legendary New York Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson. "Discoverer of Matty Dead," the headline read. (thanks to Sean Howe for sending the clipping)
As far as mental illness goes, that's not such a bad type to suffer from.