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Prosecutor: Bourdain hanged himself with bathrobe belt

AP  |  Paris 

The of in France's region says that and celebrity hanged himself in the bathroom of his French hotel room.

told today that the and host of the series "Parts Unknown" used the belt of his hotel bath robe to commit suicide yesterday.

Of the 61-year-old American's death, Rocquigny said "there is no element that makes us suspect that someone came into the room at any moment." He also said a medical expert had concluded there were no signs of violence on Bourdain's body.

The said toxicology tests were being carried out, including urine tests, to see if Bourdain took any medications, to try to help his family understand if anything led him to kill himself.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 16:50 IST