The Granddaughter of assassinated politician Robert F. Kennedy died yesterday at 22 years old.  Saoirse Kennedy Hill passed away in Hyannis Port, Mass.

Reports BBC News,

Emergency services were called to the Kennedy residence in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts on Thursday. The 22-year-old was pronounced dead at Cape Cod Hospital....She was the daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy's fifth child, Courtney.

A family statement added,

"Our hearts are shattered by the loss of our beloved Saoirse. Her life was filled with hope, promise and love," the family said in a statement.

Said Ethel Kennedy, her Grandmother,

"The world is a little less beautiful today."

BBC furthered that,

No further details about her death have been released, although US media report she died of an apparent drug overdose.

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a communication major at Boston College.

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