- The Washington Times - Friday, June 8, 2018

Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead Friday morning of an apparent suicide.

The host of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” was discovered in his hotel room by his close friend while filming in France, CNN confirmed. Bourdain was 61 years old.

The news network, which aired 11 seasons of Mr. Bourdain’s food exploration show, released this statement:

“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. 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.”

• Gabriella Muñoz can be reached at gmunoz@washingtontimes.com.

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