Cause of death uncertain after toxicology results reveal alcohol but no drugs
Amy Winehouse’s family have revealed that toxicology tests show no illegal drugs were present in her body when she died.
The findings by St Pancras coroner’s office demolish claims that Amy met with a drug dealer and bought heroin and crack cocaine the night before she was found dead at her flat in Camden on 23 July.
Toxicology results returned to the Winehouse family by authorities confirmed that there were no illegal substances in Amy’s system at the time of her death,’ say the singer’s family in a statement.
Results indicate that alcohol was present but it cannot be determined as yet if it played a role in her death.’
Amy’s family are now awaiting the conclusion of an inquest due on 26 October.
This doesn’t make me feel the loss of my daughter any less,’ Amy’s dad Mitch, 60, tells The Sun.
But we are pleased to be able to set the record straight to a certain extent.’
Mitch announced at her funeral that 27-year-old Amy had abstained from drink for several weeks before her death and it has been speculated that the star may have suffered a shock-induced seizure.
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