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Fashion designer, Kate Spade, commits suicide

Fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her apartment Tuesday. Police sources say it is suicide as a suicide note was found at the scene.

Housekeeping staff reportedly found her hanging inside her Park Avenue apartment on Tuesday morning. They said she left a note at the scene.

The officials were not authorized to divulge details of an ongoing investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The officials didn’t know what the note said.

Spade, who was 55, created a line of sleek handbags in the early 1990s that created a smash.Her company, Kate Spade New York, has over 140 retail shops and outlet stores across the U.S. and more than 175 shops internationally.

Her business began by selling handbags before expanding to include clothing, Jewelry, bedding and fragrance

 

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