George Michael's cause of death has been revealed: According to UK publication the Mirror, the pop superstar died of natural causes. The official cause of his death was dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver, Oxfordshire's senior coroner, Darren Salter, has said.
In a statement, Salter explained:
Inquiries into the death of George Michael have been concluded and the final post mortem report received. As there is a confirmed natural cause of death, being dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver, the investigation is being discontinued and there is no need for an inquest or any further inquiries.
George Michael died in his bed on December 25, 2016. Originally there were rumors of possible drug use involved in his death, but that possibility has now been ruled out, according to the coroner's statement.
RIP, George Michael. You are sorely missed.