Queen Elizabeth died from old age, death certificate shows

The death certificate shows that she passed away more than three hours before her death was announced.

Updated: September 29, 2022 - 12:47pm

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Queen Elizabeth's official cause of death is listed as "Old Age" on her death certificate, which was released Thursday by the National Records of Scotland.

Queen Elizabeth died Sept. 16 at Balmoral Castle, Scotland. She was 96.

The certificate lists her time of death as 3:10 p.m. local time.

Buckingham Palace had released a statement about the queen's health shortly after noon that day and officials officially announced her death at 6:30 p.m.

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