Camilla's brother suffers serious head injury in fall

The brother of the Duchess of Cornwall - Mark Shand - has been taken to hospital with a serious head injury following a fall in New York.

Camilla's brother Mark Shand (in a blue shirt) with the Prince of Wales. Credit: Press Association

A Clarence House spokesman said: "The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, has been taken to a New York hospital after falling and sustaining a serious head injury.

The Duchess, her family and The Prince of Wales are clearly deeply concerned and are being kept closely informed."

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Mark Shand death ruled an accident

The death of Mark Shand, the Duchess of Cornwall's brother, has been ruled an accident. Mr Shand died after he fell and banged his his head outside a hotel bar in New York yesterday.