Piers Morgan has described himself as “heartbroken” upon hearing the news of Archie Battersbee’s death after his life support was switched off today.The 12-year-old had been in hospital since April after he suffered a catastrophic brain injury, with his parents doing everything they could to try and continue his treatment.Piers, 57, shared the sad announcement of Archie’s death with his 7.9 million Twitter followers today.It read: “Archie Battersbee died at 12.15pm on Saturday, his mother Hollie Dance has said outside the Royal London Hospital.” (sic)Piers retweeted the story, adding: “Such an incredibly sad story. “My heart breaks for Hollie and her family.
RIP Archie.”READ MORE: Anne Heche 'rushed to hospital with burns as car crashes into house'Archie’s mum Hollie described how Archie "fought right until the very end" as she stood outside the hospital in Whitechapel, east London this afternoon.
She said: "In sadness, Archie passed at 12.15pm today. I would just like to say I am the proudest mum in the world."He was such a beautiful little boy.Read more on express.co.uk