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08th Jun 2018

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has died aged 61

James Dawson

Rest in peace

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has died aged 61.

He was in Strasbourg, France, working on a shoot for his CNN series Parts Unknown.

He was found unresponsive in his room Friday morning by friends. It has been reported that he took his own life.

“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” CNN said in a statement Friday morning.

“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.”