CNN: Award-winning chef Anthony Bourdain dead in apparent suicide

Posted at 6:38 AM, Jun 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-08 07:38:59-04

According to CNN, award-winning celebrity chef and writer Anthony Bourdain has died. He was 61.

CNN says they confirmed Bourdain’s on Friday and that the cause of death was suicide. 

The network says that Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming series for CNN and was found unresponsive in his hotel room by a friend. 

Bourdain was in Lafayette in February filming an episode of his CNN produced show "Parts Unknown."

If you or anyone else feels they need help, here are some numbers you can call: 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800- 273-8255
Lafayette and Surrounding areas: 232-HELP (4357) / 211
Suicide/Crisis Hotline: 1-800- 437-0303 (Outside Baton Rouge)