REPORT: Eric Bolling’s Son Commits Suicide — Media Reacts To Tragic Death
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.
@ericbolling To my dear friend, please know we all love you, will be here for you and your family.
— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) September 9, 2017
Everyone pray for @EricBolling and his family.
Eric is a good man and this is all so heartbreaking. https://t.co/6eXL0nxUBm
— Harlan Z. Hill (@Harlan) September 9, 2017
Guy-wrenching news about #EricBolling 19-year old only son Eric. Erica and I weep for the Bolling family This is horrible, our condolences
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) September 9, 2017
I cannot even imagine the pain Eric Bolling must be feeling right now. His son passed away the day he was fired. Fuck.
— Ashley Rae (@Communism_Kills) September 9, 2017
Tragedy: Eric Bolling Son Dies.
Please pray for Eric & may God bring comfort to him and his family thru this pain. https://t.co/UOtTR2i0ad
— Jessie Jane Duff (@JessieJaneDuff) September 9, 2017
— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) September 9, 2017
So awful. My heart goes out to Eric and his family. Tragedy: Eric Bolling Son Dies | Mediaite https://t.co/8DvUNqqi9M
— Don Lemon (@donlemon) September 9, 2017
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) September 9, 2017