Amy Winehouse‘s rockstar lifestyle left many saddened, yet unsurprised by her tragic passing last month. Indeed, the vast majority assumed her untimely demise was due to drug abuse.
However, toxicology reports released today confirm illegal drugs did not play a role in the 27 year old’s death.
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The late singer’s spokseperson issued a statement to the press today confirming the outcome:
”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.”
Many of those parading the news stations touting what was ultimately the wrong cause will, no doubt, be eating many helpings of humble pie now. T
hat said, the worse has sadly already transpired. Here’s hoping the Amy tragedy will serve as a cautionary tale.