The New York Police Department said later on Thursday that it “doesn’t appear to have been any crime” related to Ivana Trump’s death. According to a statement, police received a 911 call about an “assisted individual” around 12:40 p.m. ET and found a “73-year-old woman unconscious and unresponsive.”
The New York Fire Department said it responded to a report of an individual experiencing cardiac arrest at his residence, with the time and place of that response matching the location the NYPD linked to Trump. The fire department said the victim was dead on arrival.
EMS, police said, declared Trump dead at the scene and added that a medical examiner would determine the cause of death. CNN has contacted the Medical Examiner’s office.
Trump is the mother of Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric Trump.
Growing up in communist Czechoslovakia, Ivana Trump collaborated with Donald Trump on some of his most prominent real estate projects. The two divorced in 1992 after his tabloid affair with Marla Maples – who later became Donald Trump’s second wife and mother of their daughter, Tiffany.
In his book, “Trump: The Art of the Deal,” Donald Trump calls Ivana Trump a “great manager” and describes her as “highly demanding and very competitive.” He also put her in charge of running Trump’s mansion in Atlantic City, instead of hiring an outside superintendent.
“When it comes to running a casino, good management skills are just as important as specific gaming experience,” he writes. “She proved me right.”
Ivanka Trump wrote in her 2009 book “The Trump Card”: “My mother was a lustful woman, full of a passion for life and adventure that made it difficult for her to stay in one place for long.” “My parents are very similar in that respect. They have been apart and even when they are together they seem to be cut in different ways, but they share the same approach to life: every time, every place. place.”
After the divorce, Trump married and divorced two more times while maintaining a lifestyle of fond of flying.
“I was just offered to be the US ambassador to the Czech Republic – and Donald said to me. He said, ‘Ivana, if you want, I give it to you,'” Trump said in the interview. “But I like my freedom. I like to do what I want to do, go wherever I want with whoever I want to go. And I can afford my lifestyle.”
“Okay, why should I go and say goodbye to Miami in the winter, goodbye to Saint-Tropez in the summer, and goodbye to spring and fall in New York?” she continued. “I have a perfect life.”
This story was updated with additional details on Thursday.