JUST IN: Eric Bolling Breaks Silence on Teen Son’s Tragic Death

Yesterday morning Eric Bolling was officially fired from Fox News. That same evening, his 19-year-old son, Eric Chase, was found dead. Chase was a sophomore at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Colleagues and friends shared their condolences, and Fox News responded with the following statement:

“We are very saddened to hear of the passing of Eric Bolling’s son. Eric Chase was a wonderful young man and our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bolling family.”

Early reports on TMZ and Mediaiate claimed that Eric Chase had taken his own life via suicide. But Eric Bolling broke his silence on Twitter, seemingly disputing those reports:

It is unclear how or why Bolling’s son died. Before sending out that Tweet, Bolling put out another brief message:

Bollings colleagues and friends responded with an outpouring of support.

This is a developing story. We will keep you up-to-date as more information becomes available.