Entertainment Anthony Bourdain's Death Investigation Reveals No Signs of Foul Play, French Prosecutor Says

21:07  09 june  2018
21:07  09 june  2018 Source:   etonline.com

Anthony Bourdain Cremated in France After Suicide

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Steve Mack/FilmMagic Authorities have found no evidence of foul play in Anthony Bourdain ' s death . French prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny told the

Steve Mack/FilmMagic Authorities have found no evidence of foul play in Anthony Bourdain ' s death . French prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny told the

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Authorities have found no evidence of foul play in Anthony Bourdain's death. 

French prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny told the Associated Press on Saturday that the famed food critic and TV personality -- who was found dead in his hotel room in Kraysersberg, France, on Friday -- didn't appear to put much planning into his suicide. 

“There is no element that makes us suspect that someone came into the room at any moment,” Rocquigny said, adding that a medical expert had concluded that there was no evidence of violence. 

Anthony Bourdain's mother says his body is stuck in France

  Anthony Bourdain's mother says his body is stuck in France And his funeral plans are on holdAccording to Anthony's 83-year old mother, red tape is behind the delay in returning his body to the family.

A medical expert concluded there were no other signs of violence on Bourdain ' s body, a spokesperson for the prosecutor 's office told ABC News on Saturday. "It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain ," the network said .

Authorities have found no evidence of foul play in Anthony Bourdain ' s death . Bourdain ' s body was discovered by his close friend Eric Ripert, a French chef with whom he was filming his CNN series, Parts Unknown.

Anthony Bourdain standing in front of a window © Steve Mack/FilmMagic According to Rocquigny, toxicology tests are being performed on Bourdain's body to help investigators understand if he took medication or other drugs. 

Bourdain's body was discovered by his close friend Eric Ripert, a French chef with whom he was filming his CNN series, Parts Unknown. "Anthony was my best friend. An exceptional human being, so inspiring & generous. One of the great storytellers who connected w so many," Ripert wrote on Twitter on Friday. "I pray he is at peace from the bottom of my heart. My love & prayers are also w his family, friends and loved ones."

Bourdain is survived by his 11-year-old daughter, Ariane, and girlfriend, Asia Argento. 

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.

Anthony Bourdain's girlfriend Asia Argento breaks silence following his death

  Anthony Bourdain's girlfriend Asia Argento breaks silence following his death "He was my love, my rock"CNN, the US news network that airs his award-winning TV series, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, confirmed Bourdain's death and that he had taken his own life. Bourdain was "found unresponsive" in his hotel room in France by his close friend, French chef Eric Ripert, according to CNN. Both Bourdain and Ripert were in France filming an episode of Parts Unknown.

Authorities have found no evidence of foul play in Anthony Bourdain ' s death . French prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny told the Associated Press on Saturday that the famed food critic and TV personality -- who was found dead in his hotel room in Kraysersberg, France

A prosecutor in France confirmed there appeared to be no signs of foul play in the death of Anthony Bourdain . The 61-year-old celebrity chef, writer, and host of CNN’ s Parts Unknown used the belt of his hotel bathrobe to hang himself Friday, according to prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny.

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Rose McGowan Defends Anthony Bourdain's Girlfriend Asia Argento in Emotional Note About Suicide .
The 44-year-old activist released a lengthy statement on Monday.In a lengthy statement released on Monday -- penned three days after Anthony Bourdain was found dead of an apparent suicide -- the 44-year-old activist is urging people to have a serious conversation about suicide, without placing blame on others.

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