Joan Rivers death inquiry roiled by conflicting leaks

September 12, 2014 7:27 PM

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story, based on unnamed sources, that refutes a detail of an earlier New York Daily News story that claimed Rivers' had a surprise throat biopsy at the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic that cut off her air supply and led to cardiac arrest.

Rivers was taken ill at the clinic on Aug. 28, was rushed to Mount Sinai hospital, and died a week later, without regaining consciousness, after life support was turned off. She was 81.

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