Tuesday morning around 10:10 Kate Spade (55) was found dead in her Manhattan apartment by her house keeper.
Cause of death: Spade was found hung by a Scarf tied to a doorknob and NYPD source said.
While investigating the scene police came across a suicide note referencing her daughter and husband, a source close to the case said.
Kate spade was well known for her colorful handbags, she also maintained 140 retail shops and outlet stores across the US, and 175 stores internationally.
We are deeply saddened by this loss in the fashion industry, our thoughts are with the family in this tough time.