10 Jun '11, 12am

Trouble, the dog which inherited US$12 million from its millionaire owner Leona Helmsley has died.

Trouble, the dog which inherited US$12 million from its millionaire owner Leona Helmsley has died.

Leona Helmsley (right) is shown in this July 4, 2000 photo with her dog Trouble during her 80th birthday celebration at her estate in. -- PHOTO: AP NEW YORK - TROUBLE, the pooch who inherited US$12 million (S$14.8 million) from hotel mogul Leona Helmsley, has died, heading to the hunting grounds in the sky and leaving a trail of money and legal disputes behind. The pampered Maltese with a curly off-white coat died Dec 13, spokesman Eileen Sullivan said, but news only emerged on Thursday. She was 12 in human years, or 84 in doggie years, just shy of the 87 years at which her eccentric mistress and benefactor Helmsley died in 2007. 'She was cremated, and her remains are being privately retained,' Ms Sullivan said. The remaining funds held in trust for Trouble have gone to The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. When Helmsley died she left her adored companion US...

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