Just In: Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96

The Queen of the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II dies at the age of 96.

An official statement released by the palace disclosed that the Queen passed on peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.

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It reads:

“The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow”

Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96

An official period of mourning was observed earlier today in the United Kingdom, whereby flags were lowered to half-mast to observe a minute of silence.

The Queen is survived by her 4 children, 8 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Her 4 children are; Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, and Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex.

 

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