The cause of George Michael’s death has been revealed by the coroner.Revelations which have appeared in the press, following the singer’s death about his alleged drug usage now seem unfounded after the corner returned a death by natural causes verdict.
The singer who passed away on Christmas day died after suffering a dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver. There will not be an inquest as the cause of death was “natural”.
At the time of his death, police said his death was not suspicious, but unexplained. An initial autopsy completed on the body of the singer proved to be “inconclusive”.
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Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease which causes the heart muscle to stretch and thin – leaving it unable to pump blood around the body efficiently. Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle. Fatty liver is a type of liver disease. It can be caused by a build-up of fats in the liver. These are usually caused by alcohol or sugars and fats in the diet.
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