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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.”

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

Sources: People