Sunday 22 April 2018

"No illegal substances" says Winehouse toxicology report

Amy Winehouse. Photo: PA
Amy Winehouse. Photo: PA
Amy Winehouse. Photo: PA

Press Association

Toxicology results show there were "no illegal substances" in Amy Winehouse's body at the time of her death, her family said today.

The Back to Black singer was found dead at her flat in north London on July 23.

The family statement said: "Toxicology results returned to the Winehouse family by authorities have confirmed that there were no illegal substances in Amy's system at the time of her death

"Results indicate that alcohol was present but it cannot be determined as yet if it played a role in her death.

"The family would like to thank the police and coroner for their continuing thorough investigations and for keeping them informed throughout the process. They await the outcome of the inquest in October."

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