Coroner Announces McQueen’s Cause of Death

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A British coroner announced today that Alexander McQueen died of asphyxiation and hanging. He was found hanging in his wardrobe in his Central London apartment last Thursday. Authorities are not treating his death as suspicious, and said in a statement, "Police are examining a note found at the scene." More information from the investigation into the designer's death will be made public April 28. [WWD]