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
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
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) September 9, 2017
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.