Kate Spade Found Dead In Her NYC Apartment Of Apparent Suicide4 years ago Scarlett Newton
Kate Spade Found Dead In Her NYC Apartment Of Apparent Suicide Fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her New York City apartment on Tuesday morning of apparent suicide, TMZ reports. She was 55 years old. The NYPD confirmed to Access that Kate was found dead in her New York City apartment by her housekeeper. "Today at approximately 10:20am police responded to a call of an unconscious person at 850 Park Avenue. Upon arrival officers discovered a 55 year old female unconscious and unresponsive. EMS responded and pronounced female deceased at approximately 10:26am.The deceased has been identified as last name Brosnahan, first name Katherine," NYPD told Access. Kate Spade was born Katherine Noel Brosnahan. Kate rose to fame when she and her partner Andy Spade launched Kate Spade handbags in 1993. Their handbag line turned into a women's fashion brand, including clothing, jewelry, perfume, shoes, lifestyle and more. In 1999, they sold a majority stake of their brand to Neim..