US comedienne and TV personality Joan Rivers has passed away.
Joan Rivers Dies at 81
The 81-year-old ‘Fashion Police’ co-host is reported to have died on September 4, 2014, after spending almost a week in a coma.
She passed away at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.
"It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers," Melissa Rivers said in a written statement today.
"She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m. surrounded by family and close friends. My son and I would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Mount Sinai Hospital for the amazing care they provided for my mother”, the statement continued.
Rivers on August 28, 2014 was in New York City having surgery when she suffered cardiac arrest. She was rushed to the hospital, where she arrived unconscious and doctors kept her sedated.
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