No Drugs In Anthony Bourdain's Body When He Died, Investigation Reveals

A local prosecutor said Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain was not under the influence of drugs when he committed suicide.

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No Drugs In Anthony Bourdain's Body When He Died, Investigation Reveals

Bourdain was host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown" television series. (File)


US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday.

Bourdain, host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown" television series, was 61. Brash and opinionated, he had spoken openly about his use of drugs and addiction to heroin earlier in his life.

"No trace of narcotics. No trace of any toxic products. Trace of medicines in therapeutic dose. Trace of alcohol," he said, listing the findings of the investigationn.

Bourdain, whose career catapulted him from washing dishes at New York restaurants to dining in Vietnam with President Barack Obama, hanged himself in a hotel room near Strasbourg, France, where he had been working on an upcoming episode of his TV series, according to CNN.

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