Fashion Designer Kate Spade found dead in NYC apartment

Kate Brosnahan Spade hanged herself with a scarf in an apparent suicide at a New York City apartment Tuesday according to a NYPD source.

A second NYPD source says the call came in at 1030 this morning and a suicide note was found.

Details still emerging.



(CNN)The husband of fashion designer Kate Spade, who took her own life Tuesday, says his wife was getting help for anxiety and depression.

Kate Spade was seeing doctors and taking medicine for her disease, Andy Spade said in a statement released Wednesday.
Andy Spade said he had conversed with his wife the night before she was found dead in her Manhattan apartment and she “sounded happy.”
He said her death was a “complete shock.”
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in New York officially determined Spade’s cause of death was hanging and the manner of death was suicide, it said Thursday morning.


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