Richard Attenborough dies today aged 90

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Richard Attenborough’s son has told the BBC that his father had passed away at lunchtime today. The Actor and Director was 90 years old.

The BBC reports:

Lord Attenborough had been in a nursing home with his wife for a number of years.

He had also been in a wheelchair since falling down stairs six years ago, our correspondent added.

Richard Attenborough dies aged 90

Since 2008 Lord Attenborough was left wheelchair-bound after a fall in 2008, and his health had continued to deteriorate. Since then he had been living in a care home with his wife before his tragic death today.

His family will be making a full statement on Monday.

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