TV personality, a gifted story teller, and a renowned writer have been found dead at 61, CNN confirmed in a statement on Friday morning. The apparent death cause of the host of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” was suicide.
“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,”-CNN in a statement Friday morning.
Bourdain was found unresponsive in his France hotel room Friday morning in an apparent suicide, CNN said.
“His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.” CNN said in a statement.
It is the second high profile suicide of this week after fashion designer Kate Spade who hanged herself in an apparent suicide at her apartment in Manhattan on Tuesday.