Joan Rivers dies at 81

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ Joan Rivers died unexpectedly at the age of 81 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, N.Y., a shock to the entertainment industry, her family and her international fan base. The cause of death has been linked to heart disease . She was taken to an outpatient surgery clinic after going into cardiac arrest and losing consciousness during a surgery procedure on her vocal cords. The State Health Department is studying the cause of her death. Rivers was one of the most recognized stand-up comics. Her career moved from television to international fame. Rivers’s … Continue reading Joan Rivers dies at 81