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Fashion designer L’Wren Scott found dead in New York

Fashion Designer L’Wren Scott was found dead today of an apparent suicide at her apartment in New York.

L'Wren Scott found dead
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Fashion Designer L'Wren Scott dead
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According to the police, Scott 49, was discovered hanging from a door knob with a scarf around her neck by her assistant around 10:02 am this morning at her apartment in Manhattan, no suicide note was found and no foul play is suspected.

L’wren Scott was known for her red carpet gowns and for dressing some of top Hollywood celebrities including: Madonna, Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey, Sarah Jessica Parker and Nicole Kidman. She was linked to rockstar Mick Jagger and they have been dating for over 12 years.

A spokesman for Mick Jagger said that the singer was completely shocked and devastated by the news. Mick is currently on tour with his band The Rolling Stones.

6’3’ Scott started as a model became a stylist and then turn designer. She founded her high-end label in 2006 and recently created a more affordable line of clothes with Banana Republic as well as a collaborated with makeup artist Bobbi Brown on a new line of cosmetics.