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Death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

Last modified: 18 April 2021 at 08:19am

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh this morning (9 April 2021).

Chief Constable Lisa Winward said: “It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh.

“There is a sombre mood across the force today and on behalf of everyone at North Yorkshire Police, I send our deepest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family, at this very sad time.

“Flags at North Yorkshire Police’s premises will be flown at half-mast during the national period of mourning.”

Website of the Royal Family 

An Online Book of Condolence is now available on the Royal website for those who wish to send a personal message of condolence

Book of Condolence 

EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM – JULY 04: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh smiles during a visit to the headquarters of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force’s (RAuxAF) 603 Squadron on July 4, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Danny Lawson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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