Designer Kate Spade Found Dead in Manhattan Apartment


According to CBS2 in New York, Designer Kate Spade, 55,  was found dead in her Manhattan apartment on Tuesday, June 5 at 10:20 am. 

According to reports, Spade’s death was caused by apparent suicide. She was found by her housekeeper. 

Spade sold her company, Kate Spade, in 2007 to take time to focus on her daughter. She launched a new line called Frances Valentine in 2016, named after her daughter, who is currently 13 years old. 

Our thoughts are with her family and loved ones at this time. 


Colleen Matthews
Raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Colleen grew up cheering on the Razorbacks, fishing with her dad, learning about southern hospitality from her mom, and enjoying the best of The Ozarks. When she's not writing, she's likely spoiling her black lab, playing pranks on her husband, chasing around her nieces and nephews, or rearranging her house.

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