Anthony Bourdain had no narcotics in system when he died

Anthony Bourdain had no drugs in his system at time of death

Anthony Bourdain had no drugs in his system at time of death

Anthony Bourdain did not have any narcotics in his system at the time of his death, officials said Friday.

Bourdain hung himself inside a hotel bathroom in Kaysersberg, a small village in the Alsace region of France.

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

Bourdain took his own life in his hotel room in France at the age of 61.

According to the New York Times, the autopsy turned up therapeutic traces of an unnamed nonnarcotic medication and nothing else. Anthony Bourdain found dead of apparent suicide in FranceFrom an investigative standpoint, the only question left had been whether Bourdain had any substances in his body at the time of his death.

"I was a heroin addict, for sure, and I was a cocaine addict, for sure, but I never stopped drinking", Bourdain told People magazine in February.

"He would want as little fuss as possible", she said. Despite her not being fond of Bourdain's tattoos, which chronicled his culinary adventures, she plans on using his tattoo artist for her first and last tattoo.

"Nothing suggested the involvement of a third person", French prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel told the publication.

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