CNN Presenter, Anthony Bourdain ‘Commits Suicide’ In France Hotel

Anthony Bourdain


LAGOS JUNE 8TH (NEWSRANGERS)-US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, has died at the age of 61, the network said today.
The cause of death was suicide, the network said in a statement. He was found dead in a hotel room in France where he had been working on an upcoming episode of his program, the network said.


“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” CNN said in a statement. “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. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time.”
The cause was suicide, CNN said.
According to CNN, he was in France working on a “Parts Unknown” episode when a friend found him unresponsive on Friday morning.

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