CNN said of Bourdain, “His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.”
Police, emergency services and regional authorities did not immediately release any information about the death and Bourdain’s assistant Laurie Woolever would not comment.
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