New York City medical examiner

Joan Rivers attends SiriusXM's 'Howard Stern Birthday Bash' at Hammerstein Ballroom on January 31, 2014. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner: Joan Rivers’ Death ‘Resulted From Predictable Complication’

Rivers, 81, went into cardiac arrest at Yorkville Endoscopy this August following a minor, elective vocal cord procedure.

10/16/2014

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman attends 'The Master' Premiere during The 69th Venice Film Festival at the Palazzo del Cinema on September 1, 2012 in Venice, Italy. (credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

ME: Hoffman’s Death Ruled An Accident; Cocktail Of Drugs Found In Actor’s System

Heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine were all found in his system, according to the ME’s office. Hoffman, 46, was found dead with a needle still in his arm in his West Village apartment on Feb. 2.

02/28/2014

July 5 Heat, Sun

Heat Wave Blamed For Brooklyn Man’s Death

The medical examiner’s office says hyperthermia caused the 78-year-old man’s death on Friday. The National Weather Service says the air temperature reached 96 degrees in the city that day.

07/21/2013

667 E. 232nd Street in the Bronx (credit: Google Street View)

Autopsy Finds Bronx Toddler’s Death Due To Blunt Force Injury

The New York City medical examiner found that 1-year-old Richard Flood had rib fractures and injuries to his internal organs.

01/27/2012

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ME: 10-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl Dies From Exposure During Heat Wave

The New York City medical examiner has determined last week’s brutal heat wave is to blame for another death.

07/26/2011