Thursday, 16 October 2014
Cause Of Joan Rivers Death Finally Revealed
joan Rivers last month and the New York City Medical Examiner's Office has
finally announced the cause of her sudden Death.
According to spokeswoman Julie Bolcer, "OCME [Office of the Chief Medical
Examiner] has completed its investigation. The cause of Ms. Rivers' death
is anoxic encephalopathy due to hypoxic arrest during laryngoscopy and
upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with propofol sedation for evaluation of
voice changes and gastroesophageal reflux disease."
Ms. Bolcer continued with the conclusion, "The manner of death is
Furthermore, "The classification of a death as a therapeutic complication
means that the death resulted from a predictable complication of medical