Son of former Fox News Channel anchor Eric Bolling found dead in Boulder

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BOULDER, Colo. -- The son of former Fox News Channel anchor Eric Bolling was found dead in Boulder on Friday evening, TMZ reports.

Sources said 19-year-old Eric Chase Bolling Jr. died of a drug overdose and was having a "hard time dealing with the trouble his dad was having at the network."

Eric Chase Bolling Jr. was a student at the University of Colorado, according to TMZ.

The news comes a day after Fox News Channel announced it "parted ways" with Bolling amid allegations that he sent lewd photos to co-workers. He was a co-host of "The Five."

"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," Fox News Channel said in a statement.

Further details about Bolling Jr.'s death were not immediately released.

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