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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

Chefs are responding to the news of Anthony Bourdain's death with touching tributes on social media

  Chefs are responding to the news of Anthony Bourdain's death with touching tributes on social media Anthony Bourdain, the American celebrity chef who hosted CNN's "Parts Unknown," was found dead in an apparent suicide on Friday morning, CNN reported. He was 61. Bourdain was in France at the time. He was working on new episodes of "Parts Unknown," in which he travelled the world reporting on different cuisines and cultures.Several famous chefs have spoken out on social media with messages of tribute and sadness.

A prosecutor in France says Anthony Bourdain apparently hanged himself in a luxury hotel in the small town of Kayserberg. French media quoted Colmar prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel as saying that “at this stage” nothing suggests another person was involved in the death Friday

French authorities said that Bourdain had died by hanging at a luxury hotel, the Chambard, in the village of Kaysersberg in the Haut-Rhin region of Alsace. "At this stage, we have no reason to suspect foul play ," prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel said .

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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 opened up about his 'unhappy soul' in an interview a year before he died

  Anthony Bourdain opened up about his 'unhappy soul' in an interview a year before he died Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room on Friday. The cause of death is believed to be suicide. Has a history of drug addiction. Last year, he told The Guardian he had been an "unhappy soul.""I hurt, disappointed and offended many, many, many people and I regret a lot. It's a shame I have to live with," he said.Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef who was found dead on Friday at the age of 61, opened up about his regrets, shame, and what he called his "unhappy soul" in an interview with The Guardian a year before he died.

Ripert found Bourdain dead in his hotel room. French prosecutor Christian de Rocquingy du Fayel confirmed to Us on “At this stage, we have no reason to suspect foul play . “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our fire and college, Anthony Bourdain ,” their statement read.

Anthony Bourdain , the famous world traveler, chef and Parts Unknown host was found dead in his room at Le Chambard, a luxury hotel in eastern France. The cause of death was hanging and local prosecutor , Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel said there was, “no reason to suspect foul play .”

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.

“At this stage nothing suggests the involvement of a third party,” the French prosecutor said . He revealed that a doctor at the scene had confirmed Bourdain ’ s death by hanging. Paramedics made efforts to revive him before he was pronounced dead inside the hotel.

PARIS (AP) – The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain (all times local): 6:15 p.m. French media quoted Colmar prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel as saying that “at this stage” nothing suggests another person was involved.

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Drug Confession: “We were high all the time, sneaking off to the walk-in at every opportunity to ‘conceptualize.’ Hardly a decision was made without drugs,” Bourdain wrote in his 2000 book, Kitchen Confidential. “Pot, quaaludes, cocaine, LSD, psilocybin mushrooms soaked in honey and used to sweeten tea, Seconal, Tuinal, speed, codeine and, increasingly, heroin, which we’d send a Spanish-speaking busboy over to Alphabet City to get.” Anthony Bourdain’s Most Honest Quotes About His Struggles: ‘I Want to Live’

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Anthony Bourdain Cremated in France After Suicide .
Anthony Bourdain was cremated in France less than one week after he died by suicide, Us Weekly can confirm. The news comes shortly after the late chef’s mom, Gladys Bourdain, told Page Six that the family was waiting on the French government’s approval to fly her son’s body back to the U.S.

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