Koch's numerous health problems likely contributed to congestive heart failure
The revered politician battled an assortment of health problems throughout his life – all of which could have contributed to the cause of his death: congestive heart failure, according to one doctor. In 1987, he suffered a minor stroke. Then, in June ...
Controversial New York mayor dies of heart failure
Heart failure causes death of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch
Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dies At 88 Of Heart Failure