Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 four days after suffering a heart attack on a plane
Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60
Her death comes four days after she suffered a heart attack while returning home to Los Angeles on a flight from London
By CHRIS SPARGO
27 December 2016
Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60.
Simon Halls, a spokesperson for the family, released a statement announcing the actress’ death on Tuesday morning.
‘It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,’ reads the statement.
‘She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.’
Her passing comes four days after the actress suffered a heart attack while returning home to Los Angeles to celebrate the holidays with her family.