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Leanza Cornett, former Miss America, dies at age 49 – CBS News

The Jacksonville native, a mother of two, suffered a brain injury after a fall earlier this month.

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Leanza Cornett, who was crowned Miss America in 1993, has died. She was 49. A family spokesperson told CBS News affiliate WJAX-TV that Cornett died Wednesday. No cause of death was given but the station had reported the Jacksonville native, a mother of two, suffered a brain injury after a fall earlier this month.
Sad update tonight: A family spokesperson tells @ActionNewsJax Leanza Cornett, Miss America 1993 and #Jacksonville native, has died from injuries suffered in a fall earlier this month.

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