Kate Spade Suicide

GettyKate Spade’s body being removed from her home.

As news of Kate Spade’s death spread, the world’s media descended on her apartment building in New York City. The famed handbag designer was found dead inside of her home on June 5. She was 55 years old. Spade is survived by her husband, Andy Spade, and their daughter, Frances Beatrix Spade, who was born in 2005. CBS New York was the first to report that Spade had taken her own life after hanging herself with a red scarf from a doorknob in one of the bedrooms of their home. A note was left behind, New York One reports that the note included a message to her daughter which said something to the effect of, “It’s not your fault.”

Spade lived with her family at 850 Park Avenue in New York City.

Here are the images from her apartment building on the day of Spade’s death:



GettyCity workers enter Spade’s home to retrieve her body.

According to StreetEasy, there are 51 units across 12 floors in Spade’s building. The building was built in 1924. It was designed by Rouse & Goldstone. The only apartment listed for sale in the building at the time of writing is 4A which is a three bedroom, three bathroom, that is asking for $3.2 million. The home boasts, “gorgeous herringbone floors, very high ceilings, molding details, light flooded east exposure onto Park Avenue as well as south and west exposures and closets galore.”


GettyPeople walk past a Kate Spade boutique on June 5, 2018 in New York.

GettyCity workers enter Spade’s home to retrieve her body.

In September 2016, Spade showed off her apartment for a video feature with People Magazine:

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