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JUST IN: Prince Philip, husband of UK’s Queen Elizabeth II passes away at 99

He passed away peacefully.

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died on April 9, 2021.

According to The Royal Family’s tweet, his Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle, a royal residence in the English county of Berkshire.

Here’s the full statement from the royal family:

“It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss. Friday, 9 April 2021.”

More updates to follow.

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Cover image via Twitter/The Buckingham Palace


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Sources: Twitter/The Buckingham Palace

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