TMZ is reporting that celebrated fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment:

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Iconic fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead Tuesday morning in her NYC apartment … TMZ has learned.

It’s unclear who found her, but we’re told Kate was in her home on Park Avenue at the time. There are reports it was suicide.

The AP has also picked it up:

Awful.

May she rest in peace.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with an additional tweet and text.

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