Fashion designer McQueen found dead

British fashion designer Alexander McQueen has been found dead after apparently committing suicide at his home.


The 40-year-old was discovered at his property in Green Street, in London's West End, shortly after 10am on Thursday.

Paramedics were called but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said his death is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokeswoman for Mr McQueen said: "Mr McQueen was found dead this morning at his home. We're devastated and I hope you understand that out of respect to his family and his colleagues we're not going to be making any further statement."

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