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No illegal drugs in Anthony Bourdain's body at time of suicide: Official

There was only a "trace of a nonnarcotic medicine in a therapeutic dose" in his system, reported the New York Times.

ANI  |  New York 

On Friday, June 8, 2018, Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. (Photo: AP/PTI)
(Photo: AP/PTI)

Celebrity chef had no illegal drugs in his body when he committed suicide two weeks ago, a judicial official has revealed.

There was only a "trace of a nonnarcotic medicine in a therapeutic dose" in his system, reported the
 

Bourdain, who had been open about his history with substance abuse, battled addictions with cocaine, heroin and other drugs while working as a chef in New York City in the 1980s, but got clean around 1990.
 

Meanwhile, the 'Parts Unknown' host was found dead on June 8 in a hotel bathroom in the Alsace region of France.

First Published: Sat, June 23 2018. 12:49 IST
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