June 8, 2018 -- Travel host and author Anthony Bourdain died Friday at age 61 in what appears to be a suicide.
Bourdain was in Strasbourg, France working on an episode of his CNN show "Parts Unknown" when he died. He killed himself in a hotel room, according to the network, The New York Times reported.
"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague," CNN said in a statement.
Bourdain's career in television began after he published a memoir called "Kitchen Confidential," which revealed secrets about New York's restaurants, The Times reported.