Netherlands: Lotte van der Zee former Miss Teen 2017 passed away, she was only 20 years old.
She suffered a heart attack on a Ski Trip to Westendorf, Austria with her parents.
The Dutch model passed away a day before her birthday.
Her parents,Bert van der Zee and Eugeniek van het Hul, announced her sad demise by sharing the devastating news on her Instagram page. They wrote:
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?
We would like to thank you all again for all the support and heartwarming messages.
Lotte van der Zee Former Miss Teen Passed Away She Was 20
Her parents said recalling what had happened, during their ski trip to Australia, Lotte had started to feel unwell the entire afternoon. Her condition than escalated into a sudden cardiac arrest.
The beauty queen than fell into a coma, she was kept asleep under intensive supervision of the doctors to monitor her health.
Her parents also reported Lotte van der Zee, she had fallen ill before her 20th birthday. Her parents had decided to let her go after doctors told them her organ’s had stopped working.
Her parents also said speaking to a local newspaper that Lotte was out with her friends night before she felt ill with her friends. She had returned home cheerfully and with no health complaints.
She did not appear for breakfast in the morning. When her parents went to check upon her they found her ill in the bed.
She was rushed to the near by hospital where she was placed in medically induced coma. From there she was shifted to hospital in Munich and suffered organ failure.
Lotte van der Zee from Enschede in the Netherlands had won the prestigious pageant in 2017, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Munich.