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George Michael died of natural causes, coroner says

George Michael died of natural causes, coroner says

George Michael died of natural causes from dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver, a coroner has said.

The 53-year-old singer was found dead at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day.

Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire said: “Inquiries into the death of George Michael have been concluded and the final post-mortem report received.

George Michael
George Michael (Michael Stephens/PA)

 

“As there is a confirmed natural cause of death, being Dilated Cardiomyopathy with Myocarditis and Fatty Liver, the investigation is being discontinued and there is no need for an inquest or any further inquiries.

“No further updates will be provided and the family requests the media and public respect their privacy.”

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