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Joan Rivers death: Melissa Rivers thanks fans for support

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Melissa Rivers has released a new statement thanking fans for their support after her mother’s death.

Joan Rivers died in a New York hospital on September 4, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure. She was 81.

“As my son Cooper and I mourn the loss of my mother, we want to thank everyone for the beautiful cards and flowers conveying heartfelt messages and condolences, which continue to arrive from around the world and through social media,” Melissa Rivers posted to Joan Rivers’ official Facebook page on September 17.

Joan Rivers died in a New York hospital on September 4, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure

Joan Rivers died in a New York hospital on September 4, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure (photo Facebook)

“My mother would have been overwhelmed by the scope and depth of the love that people have expressed for her. It is certainly helping to lift our spirits during this time.

“We are forever grateful for your kindness and support in continuing to honor my mother’s legacy, and for remembering the joy and laughter that she brought to so many.”