LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher has passed away, her publicist announced Tuesday.
Fisher’s family released a written statement that reads in part: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning. She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly.”
The 60-year-old actress was admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Friday after suffering a massive heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles International Airport.
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