2016 claims the life of another celebrity: Beloved Star Wars actress and dog mom Carrie Fisher died this morning. The news of her death comes just days after Fisher suffered a serious heart attack.

Family spokesman Simon Hall released a statement to People 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,” it reads.

“She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly,” says Lourd. “Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”


In addition to Lourd, Carrie Fisher is also survived by her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and her French Bulldog, Gary.

Sources: People