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Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead At 55

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Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead At 55
Law enforcement officials told reporters Spade was found dead in her New York apartment Tuesday.
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Fashion designer Kate Spade has died. She was 55 years old.

Law enforcement officials told reporters Spade was found dead in her New York apartment Tuesday.

The officials said they believe she took her own life, and an investigation into her death is underway.

Spade was well known for her self-titled handbag line, which she launched back in 1993.

Spade leaves behind her husband Andy Spade and her 13-year-old daughter Frances Beatrix Spade.

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