Saudi Crown Prince Sultan dies - SPA quotes royal court

Reuters News

10/22/2011 12:44:10 AM - Reuters News

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan died on Saturday, the country's royal court confirmed in a statement carried by SPA, the state news agency.

"With deep sorrow and sadness the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz mourns the death of his brother and his Crown Prince Sultan... who died at dawn this morning Saturday outside the kingdom following an illness."

(Reporting By Angus McDowall)