The condo building where fashion designer L'Wren Scott was found dead yesterday is the ninth most expensive address in New York City, an exclusive building where units sell for $10 million or more and Scott's neighbors included Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, the New York Daily News reports. Scott lived in apartment 9S at the Chelsea building, 200 Eleventh Ave., a 2,364-square-foot duplex with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and a floor-to-ceiling glass wall with a view of the Hudson. She owned the $5.6 million pad outright, the Daily News notes in a separate story.
More details are trickling out about how she spent her last moments there: The 6'3" former model reportedly used a black satin scarf to hang herself from the L-shaped handle of a French door on her balcony (the Washington Post says the scarf was one of her own designs); she was found kneeling, with the scarf wrapped around her neck and the other end tied to the handle, Fox News reports. A law enforcement source tells the New York Post she used her own body weight to cut off oxygen to her brain, calling it a "painless" way to die. The Daily News' police source explains further: "You lean away from the door applying pressure till you pass out. After that, gravity takes over." Click for more on what may have driven Scott to suicide.