It has been reported today that legendary fashion designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his home at the age of 40.
According to the Scotland Yard report, "Police were called by London Ambulance Service at approximately 10:20 a.m. [Thursday] regarding a man found dead ...The deceased is believed to be 40 years old and from London. Next of kin have been informed but formal identification is awaited. A postmortem examination will be arranged in due course. The death is being treated as non-suspicious at this time."
Britain's Daily Mail is reporting that he hung himself in his apartment.
What a tragedy! Such a creative mind! McQueen was infamous for his unconventional and dramatic designs. He was head designer at Givenchy for five years before he founded the Alexander McQueen brand. He has dressed celebrities including Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Sarah Jessica Parker, Penelope Cruz, and Nicole Kidman (just to name a few).
The fashion world will miss you...