Family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement on behalf of Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd:
“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. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”
On Friday, Fisher went into cardiac arrest about 15 minutes before landing on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Once the ground, an unresponsive Fisher was taken to UCLA Medical Center and placed on a ventilator.