Top-ranking Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer dies at 90

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Posted: Jul 03, 2015 9:28 PM
Top-ranking Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer dies at 90

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.

Packer died Friday afternoon at his home in Salt Lake City from natural causes, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement. He was next in line to become president of the Salt Lake City-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.