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Updated: Grant Gordon, Former Tony's Chef and The Edmont Partner, Found Dead

UPDATE: A spokesperson for the Houston Police Department did confirm that a deceased male at Gordon's address was discovered at 8:45 p.m. Monday, dead from an apparent suicide.The official cause of death is still pending from the medical examiner.

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The Houston Press has received word that chef Grant Gordon has unexpectedly passed away. CultureMap Houston is reporting that Gordon was found in his home Monday night. The cause of death has not been reported.

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In reply to Gordon's tweet mentioning Ronnie Killen on Sunday, August 24, Killen says, "RIP my friend."

Gordon had plans to open The Edmont in 2016 along with co-owners David Keck of Camerata and Paul Petronella of Paulie's.

We will update this post as more information about Gordon's death is released and confirmed.

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