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Celebrity Makeup Artist Jake Bailey Committed Suicide By Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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Jun. 7 2016, Updated 3:33 p.m. ET

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The cause of Jake Bailey's untimely death has finally been determined. has exclusively learned the celebrity makeup artist's death has been ruled a suicide from carbon monoxide intoxication.

Bailey, who has worked with Katy Perry, Nicole Richie, Mariah Carey and more stars, was found dead in his Los Angeles residence by his assistant on October 23, 2015.

According to the Los Angeles coroner's report, the 37-year-old had a "history of depression."

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"It is with deep sadness that we share the news of Jake Bailey's passing," Starworks Artists said in a statement. "He was an undeniable talent, a great friend, a loving son and brother, and our grief is shared with all those whose lives he's touched."

The rep continued, "As one of the industry's most sought after makeup artists, Jake worked with an incredible client roster and his work has been featured in publications such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue Italia, Vanity Fair, and Allure. He collaborated with some of the top photographers in the fashion and entertainment industries and was also a passionate photographer himself. Jake was a mentor to many, and his work will continue to inspire. He will be truly missed by those who knew him."


Bailey's A-list clientele also included Selena Gomez, Julianne Hough and Jenna Dewan Tatum.



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