December 13, 2013 18:54

Daughter of Jane Birkin and 'Bond' composer John Barry is found dead

Fashion photographer Kate Barry was 46 years old

Daughter of Jane Birkin and 'Bond' composer John Barry is found dead
Kate Barry, the daughter of James Bond theme composer John Barry and actress and singer Jane Birkin, has been found dead.

The body of fashion photographer Kate Barry, 46, was found in Paris on December 11, after an apparent fall from the window of her fourth floor apartment, reports BBC News. Police have launched an inquiry into her death, with a police spokesperson commenting: "The matter is under investigation, but we can confirm the death." Antidepressants were reportedly found in the flat, which was locked from the inside. She was also thought to be alone in the apartment on the evening of her death.

Barry was raised by Birkin - pictured - and singer songwriter Serge Gainsbourg after her parents separated the year she was born. Her father John Barry died in 2011. Her half sisters are actress and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg and singer Lou Doillon. She leaves behind a son, Roman de Kermadec, 26.
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