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Leona Helmsley Dies of Heart Failure at 87

Leona Helmsley, often called "The Queen of Mean," has died of heart failure in Greenwich, Connecticut. She was 87.

Already experienced in real estate before her marriage, Helmsley helped her husband run a $5-billion empire that included managing the Empire State Building.

She became a household name in 1989 when she was tried for tax evasion.

Helmsley, 87, dies of heart of failure

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