Entertainment Kate Spade's death ruled 'suicide'

23:57  07 june  2018
23:57  07 june  2018 Source:   bbc.com

Celebrities react to Kate Spade's death at 55

  Celebrities react to Kate Spade's death at 55 The fashion world was rocked Tuesday when it was revealed that Kate Spade, the designer behind one of the most influential brands in America, passed away at age 55. She was reportedly found dead in her New York City apartment by suicide. The sad news leaves the industry and Kate Spade fans in mourning, with many taking to Twitter to share the influence Spade has had on both the trade and their personal styles. Fashion designer Liz Lange talked about how Spade was "the nicest woman" and acted as her advisor as she took her start in the industry with her maternity brand.

A New York medical examiner has ruled that Kate Spade ' s death was caused by suicide , two days after the fashion designer died in her Manhattan flat. Spade ' s body was discovered on Tuesday by a cleaner in her Park Avenue home.

Kate Spade : Death ruled suicide by medical examiner A New York medical examiner has ruled that Kate Spade ' s death was caused by suicide , two days after the fashion designer died in her Manhattan flat. Spade ' s body was discovered on Tuesday by a cleaner in her Park Avenue

A New York medical examiner has ruled that Kate Spade's death was caused by suicide, two days after the fashion designer died in her Manhattan flat.

Spade's body was discovered on Tuesday by a cleaner in her Park Avenue home.

Federal health officials said on Thursday that US suicides had risen by 30% since 1999, and presents a "growing public health problem".

Her family said that Spade would have liked if her death could help shed light on mental health issues.

Kate Spade suffered years of mental illness, sister says. Suicide 'not unexpected'

  Kate Spade suffered years of mental illness, sister says. Suicide 'not unexpected' Grieving deeply, Kate Spade's older sister told The Kansas City Star on Tuesday that her famous designer sister suffered debilitating mental illness for the last three or four years and was self-medicating with alcohol. Spade's apparent suicide on Tuesday, at age 55 inside the bedroom of her New York Park Avenue apartment, "was not unexpected by me," Reta Saffo, Spade's older sister by two Grieving deeply, Kate Spade's older sister told The Kansas City Star on Tuesday that her famous designer sister suffered debilitating mental illness for the last three or four years and was self-medicating with alcohol.

Kate Spade , 55, has died of apparent suicide , the Associated Press reported Tuesday. The New York fashion designer apparently hanged herself with a scarf, and was found by her housekeeping staff in her Manhattan apartment at 10:20 A.M., The Hollywood Reporter adds; she left a note.

NEW YORK - The city medical examiner has ruled the death of Kate Spade a suicide . This, as her husband opens up about the late designer. Designer Kate Spade found dead in Manhattan home in apparent suicide .

"One thing we feel is that any talk that they do that helps somebody else - Katy would have liked that," her 89-year-old father, Frank Brosnahan, told the Kansas City Star.

"She was always giving and charitable. If that helped anybody avoid anything - fine, she'd be delighted."

Mr Brosnahan added that the iconic designer had "been taking some pills, which I advised her not to take", and said that he was aware that his most famous of six children had been having mental health issues.

"Well, I don't know what happened," her father said while recalling a phone conversation they had the night before she died.

"The last I talked with her... she was happy planning a trip to California to look at colleges. She doted on her daughter."

her handbags: Spade's handbags found her found her worldwide fame and success © Getty Images Spade's handbags found her found her worldwide fame and success Spade's 13-year-old daughter, Frances Beatrix, was not at home when the death occurred, police say.

Kate Spade was totally detached from her namesake brand

  Kate Spade was totally detached from her namesake brand Fashion designer Kate Spade along with her husband, Andy Spade, created her namesake brand, Kate Spade, but they hadn't been involved with it for years. They sold their remaining 44% stake in the business to Neiman Marcus for $US59 million in 2006, which already owned the other 56%. She and Andy then became detached, even though Kate's name is still featured in stores everywhere. At that time, Andy left to start his own creative agency and Kate became a mother full time. © Bryan Bedder / Getty Images Kate Spade with her husband Andy.

NEW YORK — The death of fashion designer Kate Spade has been ruled a suicide , the city’ s medical examiner said Thursday. Spade was found dead in the bedroom of her Park Avenue apartment on Tuesday.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's chief medical examiner has ruled fashion designer Kate Spade ' s death a suicide by hanging.

Meanwhile, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday that suicide is the 10th leading cause of premature death in the US.

CDC principal deputy director Anne Schuchat said in a briefing: "From individuals and communities to employers and healthcare professionals, everyone can play a role in efforts to help save lives and reverse this troubling rise in suicide."

Police have previously said that she left a note pointing to "a tragic suicide", but her husband, Andy Spade, said on Wednesday that he had "yet to see any note".

Her husband and business partner said that Spade had been taking medication to deal with depression and anxiety, but that her death was a "complete shock".

He said she "sounded happy" the night before her death, and added that his priority is caring for their daughter as she deals with her "unimaginable grief".

Rival designer's 'vile', 'tone-deaf' tweet about Kate Spade

  Rival designer's 'vile', 'tone-deaf' tweet about Kate Spade Kenneth Cole has now deleted the post.A fashion designer has deleted a "tone-deaf" tweet he made in remembrance of Kate Spade.

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NEW YORK (AP/Meredith) — New York City's chief medical examiner has ruled fashion designer Kate Spade ' s death a suicide by hanging. The determination was released Thursday, two days after the 55-year-old Spade was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment.

* If you or anyone you know is suffering from depression, call Lifeline on 13 11 14, Beyondblue on 1300 22 4636, or Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800.

Pictures: Kate Spade's iconic designs through the years



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