Died Today: August 20, 2007 - Leona Helmsley

NEW YORK (AP) - "Leona Helmsley, the cutthroat hotel magnate whose title as the "Queen of Mean" was sealed during a tax evasion case in which she was quoted as snarling "only little people pay taxes," died Monday at age 87.

Helmsley died of heart failure at her summer home in Greenwich, Conn., said her publicist, Howard Rubenstein."

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Leona Helmsley (July 4, 1920 - August 20, 2007) was a New York City hotel operator and real estate investor. She was convicted of federal income tax evasion and other crimes in 1989 and served 18 months in prison, after receiving an initial sentence of 16 years.

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See You In Hell Helmsley!

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