Amy Winehouse toxicology tests results showed absence of ”illegal substances” in her body at the time of her death, according to a today family statement.
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Amy Winehouse was found dead at her residence in north London on 23rd of July 2011.
Amy Winehouse family’s today 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.”
An initial post-mortem examination of Amy Winehouse’s body proved inconclusive and subsequently an inquest was opened and adjourned with no cause of death given for the 27-year-old singer.
[googlead tip=”vertical_mediu” aliniat=”dreapta”] Amy Winehouse’s drink and drugs addiction was very well known and made the news of her death to be immediately followed by speculations it could be related to one or the other.
Mitch Winehouse, Amy’s father told mourners at her funeral on July 26 his daughter had been the happiest she had been in a long time in the weeks before her death.
Her father added she had “conquered” her drug addiction and was “trying hard to deal with her drinking” and his daughter had recently “completed three weeks of abstinence.”
Amy Winehouse had told her father: “Dad I’ve had enough of drinking, I can’t stand the look on your and the family’s faces anymore.”
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During Amy’s funeral service at Edgwarebury Cemetery in north London, Mitch Winehouse said:
“She was the happiest she has been for years. We all remember that great night at the 100 Club on Oxford Street, her voice was good, her wit and timing were perfect. She told me that she had <<thoroughly, thoroughly enjoyed herself>>.
But knowing she wasn’t depressed, knowing she passed away, knowing she passed away happy, it makes us all feel better.”
Mitch Winehouse has also revealed family’s plans to set up an “Amy Winehouse” foundation to help people struggling with addiction.