At the time that tv chef Anthony Bourdain died, he had no drugs in his body. That says The New York Times on the basis of official French sources. The American tv chef and author of culinary travel programs was on June 8, has been found dead in his hotel room in the French village of Kaysersberg. According to the police he hanged himself. The 61-year-old Bourdain was in France for recordings of his CNN program Parts Unknown. He is on 13 June cremated in France. His mother Gladys Bourdain says as a keepsake a small tattoo with ‘Tony’ in small letters on the inside of her wrist.