All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘death’

It’s Time to Choose Who Runs Your Facebook Account When You Die

What happens to your Facebook account when you die? – the only question more confusing than what happens to you after you die? There are really only two options for friends and family of a deceased individual. The first option, memorialization, freezes the account in time – allowing it to serve as a sort of public gravestone. Once a person …

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Misty Upham Died of Blunt-Force Injuries, Shows Autopsy

Misty Upham, the 32-year-old actress who went missing in early October, died of blunt force injuries to the head and torso. According to a Seattle Times report the cause of death was announced this week by the King County, Washington Medical Examiner’s Office. Upham was reported missing by her family on October 6. She was last seen on October 5 …

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Emily Kinney Says Goodbye to “Walking Dead” Character

(Warning: Walking Dead spoilers ahead!) 29-year-old Emily Kinney, who plays Beth on AMC’s Walking Dead, found out about the demise of her character only a few hours before the script was released to the rest of the cast. “The season finale was episode 508,” she told Entertainment Weekly, “and I found out during 507.” Emily wasn’t alone. Many cast members …

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Utah Family Found Dead, Poison Suspected

One month ago Springville, Utah police began investigating the bizarre and disturbing deaths of a family. According to a Salt Lake Tribune report, Benjamin and Kristi Strack were found dead in their home on September 27. Three of their children – 14, 12, and 11 years old – were also found dead in the home. The family was found by …

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Elizabeth Peña’s Cause of Death Revealed to Be Results of Alcoholism

When Elizabeth Peña died last week, the cause of death was unknown. Hollywood was stunned by the death of someone who was only 55 and had not been known publicly to be suffering from cancer or some other killer. But now Peña’s death has been determined to be due to the effects of alcoholism. Specifically, “cirrhosis of the liver due …

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Joan Rivers Cause of Death Revealed; Clinic Could Be in Trouble

It’s been over a month since Joan Rivers died. At the time, all we knew was that Rivers was under anesthesia, having what was described as a “routine throat procedure”, later elaborated as examining “voice changes” and stomach reflux that the actress had been experiencing. We were told that, during the procedure, Rivers went into cardiac arrest, stopped breathing, and …

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Elizabeth Peña of Modern Family Dies at 55

Elizabeth Peña has died at the young age of 55. Peña was recently known for playing Pilar, the mother of Modern Family core cast member Gloria Pritchett, played by Sofia Vergara. But before that she was Rosie in the film La Bamba, starring Lou Diamond Phillips as rocker Ritchie Valens. Peña also was the voice of the character Mirage in …

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George Hamilton IV Dead at Age 77

Country music star George Hamilton IV has died. He was 77 years old. According to the Grand Ole Opry Hamilton died on late Wednesday afternoon at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Hamilton had suffered a heart attack last Saturday and was hospitalized. He had been in critical condition since that time. The Opry stated that Hamilton died “with …

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Cindy Adams Reveals Joan Rivers’ Final Days

Last week the world lost yet another legendary comedian. Joan Rivers died on September 4 following complications from vocal chord surgery. As expected, celebrities and comedians took to social media, giving their condolences and sharing their fondest memories of Rivers. The flood of grief was heartfelt, though impersonal and probably a bit more maudlin than Rivers would have wanted. However, …

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Joan Rivers’ Death Mourned on Social Media

Less than one month after the death of Robin Williams, another comedy legend has passed on. Joan Rivers died on Thursday afternoon following several days spent in a medically induced coma. The comedian was 81 years old. Rivers reportedly suffered complications on August 28 while undergoing surgery on her vocal cords. She was then put into a coma following a …

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Marli Hamblin, Utah Teen, Dies in Tragic Accident

Every now and again a news story comes along which reminds us of the fragile nature of life. This happens to be one of those moments. Marli Hamblin, age 15, was listening to her iPod and sunbathing in her driveway this past Friday, theoretically getting the most out of her final days of summer before the beginning of the next …

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Robin Williams Found Dead From Apparent Suicide

Robin Williams, one of Hollywood’s most loved actors and comedians, has died at the age of 63. According to authorities, Williams was found unconscious at his home in Tiburon, California early this morning. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office and Williams’ rep both confirmed his death, and referenced an apparent suicide as the cause. Williams’ rep explained that he had been …

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