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Saturday 08 April 2017


Coroner: George Michael died of natural causes

Posted in: International News
By GayNZ.com Daily News staff - 8th March 2017

George Michael, the gay singer who died suddenly on Christmas Day, died of natural causes including a weakened heart, a coroner has confirmed.

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Faadi Fawaz and George Michael


Michael, who rose to prominence as half of the pop duo Wham, had a troubled history of recreational drug use and after his death public speculation mounted regarding his cause of death and what role, if any, his lover who found him dead at home played.

An initial autopsy resulted in his death being described officially as unexplained but not suspicious.

The senior coroner for Oxfordshire, UK has now reported the Michael died from dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.

His partner, Fadi Fawaz says he is glad the information is now public and that he can now grieve Michael's passing.


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