Former Miss America Leanza Cornett Dead at 49
On Wednesday, Oct.
28, the Miss America Organization confirmed the tragic news that former Miss America Leanza Cornett had passed away.
She was 49 years old.
"Leanza had a bright and beautiful spirit and her laugh was infectious.
We know she meant so much to so many, including all of you," the organization's Facebook statement read.
"We are devastated by this sudden loss in our Miss America family and we are deeply sorry for her family and close friends for their loss." The organization added, "At the moment, we do not have any further information regarding a service for Leanza and we ask that you please respect her family during this difficult time." An individual who...