A post-mortem examination into the cause of George Michael’s death has proved “inconclusive”, according to Thames Valley Police.
The 53-year-old singer was found dead at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day.
George Michael’s partner Fadi Fawaz said he found the star dead in bed when he arrived to wake him.
He described Michael as a “beautiful person” and a “kind and generous man”.
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The singer’s publicist said his family and friends had been “touched beyond words” by the “incredible outpouring of love” from fans.
He also added there were no suspicious circumstances around the star’s death.
After carrying out a post-mortem examination on Thursday, authorities said on Friday “further tests will now be carried out”.
They added that “the results of these tests are unlikely to be known for several weeks”.
“Thames Valley Police will prepare a file for the Oxfordshire Coroner,” Police said.
“Mr Michael’s death is still being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.”
The Careless Whisper singer was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in 1963.
He sold more than 100 million albums throughout his career, firstly as a member of Wham, then as a solo artist.
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Source : Sky News