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Darryl Robinson was found dead in NYC apartment: Cooking Channel former host

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Darryl Robinson was found dead in his apartment on Wednesday, after a concern friend was unable to reach him and called the police. The 50-year-old "mixologist" from the show "Drink Up" was found dead lying face down on his bed in his NYC apartment, according to Fox News on Feb. 6.

Robinson could not be reached by phone and he wasn't answering his door. When his landlord couldn't get into his apartment, police called the NYC Emergency Service Unit, who forced their way in, according to the New York Post . The former Cooking Channel star was found fully clothed on the second floor of his Greene Avenue apartment.

Robinson was "prone to black-outs" reports his family members. The cause of Robinson's death is not known at this time. Preliminary reports suggested that Robinson had died about 9 p.m. and there was no visible sign of trauma.

The former TV host made his last post to his mixologist website on Feb. 1, giving directions on how to make a "Smoking Super Bowl." He was proud to be a self-taught bartender and he talked about his profession on his website.

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