Kate Spade Dead at 55
Famed fashion designer Kate Spade has died from an apparent suicide. She was 55.
Spade was reportedly found hanging from a red scarf Tuesday at her home in Manhattan.
The designer was discovered by a housekeeper. A suicide note was also left, but the full details on what was written have not been revealed.
“We are all devastated by today’s tragedy,” her family said in a statement via the New York Daily News. “We loved Kate dearly and will miss her terribly. We would ask that our privacy be respected as we grieve during this very difficult time.”
Spade is survived by her husband of 24 years and her 13-year-old daughter, Frances.