Anthony Bourdain, the chef, writer and TV star famous for his travels around the world, has died at age 61.

The Emmy-awarding winning host is thought to have died by suicide.

Bourdain was found dead on Friday morning in his room at a luxury hotel in the tiny village of Kaysersberg in the Alsace region of northeast France. He appeared to have hanged himself, according to Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel, the prosecutor of Colmar in Alsace region, southeast of Kaysersberg.