Joan Rivers sadly died today after complications from surgery,new details. According to a new report from CNN, the great comedian/actress, Joan Rivers (left), sadly died earlier today, September 4th, 2014 at approximately 1:17pm in a New York City hospital. She was 81 years old.

Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, served up a statement, saying: “She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m. surrounded by family and close friends.” Joan’s funeral has already been scheduled to take place this Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan. Details, including the time and if the public will be allowed to attend, are currently unclear.

Joan had been on life support at Manhattan’s Mount Sinai hospital, where she was taken after she failed to keep breathing at the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic last Thursday. Joan was undergoing a reported minor elective procedure at the clinic when she had a cardiac and respiratory arrest. Paramedics transported her by ambulance to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was initially listed to be in critical condition. The outpatient clinic is currently under investigation by the New York State Department of Health.

Joan’s death has also sparked an investigation by the New York medical examiner’s office, The cause and manner of death will be announced at some point. This is very sad. Joan will be greatly missed. I absolutely loved her comedy. Stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook by Clicking Here. Follow us on Google Plus by Clicking Here. Follow us on Twitter by Clicking Here.

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