Former Miss Teen Universe، 20، Dies After Heart Attack
Saturday 09/March/2019 - 08:57 AM
Lotte van der Zee
Former Miss Teen Universe Lotte van der Zee died on Wednesday، two weeks after having a heart attack while on vacation with her parents. She was 20، PEOPLE.com reported.
The Dutch model’s death was confirmed by her parents on Thursday، in an emotional Instagram postthis link opens in a new tab shared on her personal account.
“Our pearl، our everything passed away on Wednesday evening March 6th at 22:47. It is incredibly surreal that our dearly beloved Lotte is not around us anymore. Our hearts are truly broken 💔،” her parents، Bert van der Zee & Eugeniek van het Hul، wrote، alongside two smiling photos of their child.
Thanking all of their daughter’s friends and fans for their support، they wrote، “We would like to thank you all again for all the support and heartwarming messages.” Lotte was crowned as Miss Teenager Universe in 2017.