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Amy Winehouse Cause of Death:Alcohol Poisoning

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FILE -Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in London on Saturday, July 23, 2011. The singer was 27 years old. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File) Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London home on Saturday, according to multiple reports. She was 27 years old. The singer—who suffered from problems with drugs and alcohol—was pronounced dead at her home in northern London. Two ambulance crews were sent to her house, but the singer died before they arrived, according to Associated Press. The cause of her death is not immediately known. advertisement “On arrival, officers found the body of a
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FILE -Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in London on Saturday, July 23, 2011. The singer was 27 years old. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)

Amy Winehouse’s death was reportedly caused by alcohol poisoning.

Today, British coroner Suzanne Greenway revealed that the late singer suffered a “death by misadventure” and said her death was an “unintended consequence” of accidental alcohol poisoning, E! reported.

On July 23, the singer was found dead in her London home. She was 27-years-old. An initial autopsy came back inconclusive and no drugs were found in her system at the time of death.

Amy’s family released a statement following the news from Greenway:

“It is some relief to finally find out what happened to Amy.  We understand there was alcohol in her system when she passed away, it is likely a build up of alcohol in her system over a number of days,” said Amy’s family in a statement, according to TMZ. “The court heard that Amy was battling hard to conquer her problems with alcohol and it is a source of great pain to us that she could not win in time. She had started drinking again that week after a period of abstinence.”

“It underlines how important our work with the Amy Winehouse Foundation is to us, to help as many young people and children as we can in her name,” read the statement. “It means a lot to us and from the overwhelming messages of support we have had since Amy died, we know she meant a great deal to people all over the world.  We want to thank everyone for that and for their continuing enthusiasm for the Foundation.”

The singer—who suffered from problems with drugs and alcohol for many years—was pronounced dead at her home in northern London in July. Two ambulance crews were sent to her house, but the singer died before they arrived, according to Associated Press.

“On arrival, officers found the body of a 27-year-old female who was pronounced dead at the scene,” reads a police statement, according to Sky News.

Winehouse reportedly visited a rehab facility in May, but left after a week to continue touring.

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