Fisher died just days after suffering a heart attack aboard a flight from London to Los Angeles.
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"It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning," family spokesman Simon Halls said in a statement Tuesday. "She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers."
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Fisher was 60 years old.