the Model Lotte van der Zee died on Wednesday evening. It writes of her parents on her Instagram profile.
'everybody's pearl died on Wednesday evening 6. march 22.47. It's super unreal, that our dear Lotte is no longer with us. Our hearts are broken'.
The 20-year-old model was hit by a cardiac arrest on 20. February during a ski holiday in Austria.
She was then transferred to a university hospital in Munich, where she has since been in a coma in critical condition under intensive supervision of doctors.
lotte's parents thank you for the great support and the many encouraging greetings, they have received over the past weeks.
'We will, yet again, thank you for the support and heart warming messages', they write on Instagram.
Lotte was crowned as 'Miss Teen Universe' two years ago. A year earlier she won the national title in the Netherlands.
the Story of lotte's tragic death has filled much of the Dutch media, where among other things, the country's largest newspaper De Telegraaf has followed the case closely and talked with both family, friends and colleagues of the deceased model.
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Onze parel, ons alles is op woensdagavond 6 maart 22:47 overleden. Het is super onwerkelijk dat onze lieve Lotte is niet meer is. Onze we can zijn gebroken Nogmaals willen we jullie allemaal bedanken voor all steun a hartverwarmende tokyo. --------------------------- 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.