TITLE

Coroner's Report Reveals Flo Jo Died of Suffocation After Epileptic Seizure

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Jet;11/09/98, Vol. 94 Issue 24, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Olympian Florence Griffith Joyner died of an epileptic seizure and suffocated face down in her sleep. Her congenital abnormality; Charges against the news media made by her husband Al Joyner; Statement released by Al Joyner and other family members.
ACCESSION #
1253074

 

Related Articles

  • Olympian Florence Griffith-Joyner Leaves Legacy of Speed and Style 1959-1998.  // Jet;10/12/98, Vol. 94 Issue 20, p52 

    Pays tribute to track athlete and Olympian, Florence Griffith-Joyner who died in September 1998. Details on Griffith-Joyner's cause of death; Details on the funeral service which was held at the Saddleback Community Church in Lake Forest, California; Background information on Griffith-Joyner...

  • Al Joyner Says Life's Not Getting Any Easier with His Wife Flo Jo.  // Jet;11/23/98, Vol. 94 Issue 26, p50 

    Discusses the life of Al Joyner without his wife, track and field athlete Florence Griffith Joyner, who died suddenly at the age of 38. His efforts in travelling around the United States to accept the awards for his late wife; Events surrounding her death.

  • Death Catches FloJo. Starr, Mark; Samuels, Allison // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);10/05/98 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 132 Issue 14, p55 

    Eulogizes athlete and Olympic track champion Florence Griffith Joyner, who was known as FloJo. Joyner's 10.49-second sprint shattering the world record; Her life after the Olympics; FloJo's denial of accusations that she used drugs; The results of a preliminary autopsy; FloJo, nicknamed Deedee,...

  • Death Catches FloJo. Starr, Mark; Samuels, Allison // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);10/05/98 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 132 Issue 14, p67 

    Eulogizes athlete and Olympic track champion Florence Griffith Joyner, who was known as FloJo. Joyner's 10.49-second sprint shattering the world record; Her life after the Olympics; FloJo's denial of accusations that she used drugs; The results of a preliminary autopsy; FloJo, nicknamed Deedee,...

  • Death catches FloJo. Starr, Mark; Samuels, Allison // Newsweek;10/5/1998, Vol. 132 Issue 14, p78 

    Eulogizes athlete and Olympic track champion Florence Griffith Joyner, who was known as FloJo. Joyner's 10.49-second sprint shattering the world record; Her life after the Olympics; FloJo's denial of accusations that she used drugs; The results of a preliminary autopsy; FloJo, nicknamed Deedee,...

  • Statement on the death of Florence Griffith-Joyner. Clinton, Bill // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;9/28/98, Vol. 34 Issue 39, p1859 

    Presents the text of a speech given by the president of the United States on September 21, 1998 about the death of Florence Griffith-Joyner, an Olympian.

  • Remembering Flo-Jo. JOYNER-KERSEE, JACKIE; SAUNDERS, VALYNCIA // Heart & Soul;Nov/Dec98, Issue 30, p88 

    Pays tribute to Olympian Florence Griffith-Joyner. Traits and characteristics; Career as a track and field athlete; Family background.

  • Florence Griffith Joyner, 'Flo Jo,' track immortal and fashionista. BOYD, HERB // New York Amsterdam News;8/18/2016, Vol. 107 Issue 34, p30 

    The article profiles track and field athlete Florence Griffith Joyner who was born in Los Angeles, California on December 21, 1959, won the Jesse Owens National Youth Games and was the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) champion in the 200-meter event in 1982.

  • Like lightning. Tresniowski, Alex; Benet, Lorenzo; Carter, Kelly; Christian-Goulding, Susan; Harrison, Mary // People;10/05/98, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p111 

    Remembers the life and career of Olympic runner Florence Griffith Joyner, who died in September 1998. Details of her death; Heart problems; Olympic career and number of medals; Marriage; Comments from those who knew her.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics