Eric Bolling’s teenage son passed away last night, according to Huffington Post journalist Yashar Ali. A statement is due from the Fox New Channel on Saturday. A source told Mediate that the cause of death was suicide.
Yashar Ali reported Saturday that, Eric Bolling’s Son, Eric Chase, died last night. At this time the circumstances remain unclear. Chase, was 19 years old and Bolling’s only child.
“Very sad news, Eric Bolling’s son, who was only 19, died last night,” said Ali. “By all accounts, Eric was incredibly devoted to his son. Heartbreaking.”
A source close to Eric Bolling also confirmed the news to Mediaite. A different source said the cause of death was suicide.
TMZ is also reporting suicide was the cause of death:
The son of Fox News Channel anchor Eric Bolling committed suicide, TMZ has learned, hours after his father was forced out of the network.
Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ … 19-year-old Eric Chase Bolling, Jr. took his life Friday night.
Members of the media are shocked by the news.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bolling family in this very difficult time.
This is a breaking story and updates will be published as they are made available.