Former Miss America Leanza Cornett lifeless at 49
On Wednesday, October 28th, the Miss America Organization confirmed the tragic news that the former Miss America Leanza Cornett had died. She was 49 years old.
“Leanza had a bright and beautiful mind and her laugh was infectious. We know she meant so much to so many, including all of you,” the organization’s Facebook statement said. “We are devastated by this sudden loss in our Miss America family, and we deeply regret their loss to their families and close friends.”
The organization added, “At the moment we have no further information regarding any service to Leanza and we ask that you respect your family at this difficult time.”
One person who ran a Facebook page called “Leanza’s Love Circle” also shared the heartbreaking news, writing, “I’m here to tell you Leanza passed away this afternoon. She was so loved. I don’t feel like much to write. ” right now my heart is broken. Sue. “
NBC 4 subsidiary News 4 Jax in Jacksonville, Florida reported that the pageant queen, who was crowned Miss America in 1993, died in hospital after a head injury.