Leanza Cornett Died: How Did The former Miss United States die?

The model has died after several days admitted to the Jacksonville hospital as a result of a head injury

Leanza Cornett , crowned Miss America in 1993, has passed away at the age of 49 after being admitted to the Jacksonville hospital for several days as a result of a head injury , as the Miss America organization has stated. “Leanza had a bright and beautiful spirit and her laugh was contagious. We know it meant a lot to you “, is the statement published by the organization of the Miss America beauty pageant through its Instagram account.

Several sources reported this week that he suffered a severe blow. “The surgery he had on Tuesday was to stop the bleeding in her brain. At this time, you have ongoing bleeding and swelling. You have to see how it evolves. She has an incredible medical team that takes care of her ”, you could read. Finally, the model has not been able to overcome it.

Her ex-husband, television star Mark Steines , is also deeply sorry for her. They were married for eight years, until 2013, and together they had two children. “It is with great regret that I share with you the passing of my ex-wife, Leanza, the mother of our two extraordinary children Kai and Avery. We will always remember the wonderful moments that he shared during his brief time here on earth, “writes the television.

Leanza Cornett stood out as the first beauty queen to take an active role in raising awareness of AIDS prevention. She was also one of the first to support the removal of the swimsuit at the beauty show. After winning the contest in 1993, the model also participated in several television series such as “Saved by the Bell”, “The Tick”, “CSI” and “Weeds”, among others.


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It is with a heavy heart that I share with you the passing of my ex-wife , Leanza the mother to our two extraordinary sons Kai and Avery. We will always remember the wonderful times shared during her short time here on earth.  I find comfort knowing Kai and Avery will forever have the best guardian angel watching over them as they navigate life’s path.  I ask that you please keep them as well as Leanza’s parents and her family in your prayers.

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Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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