Tests show that “alcohol was present,” but it has not yet been determined whether this consumption has played a role in the death of the diva of soul, at the age of 27.
The singer of “Rehab“, which has struggled for years with problems of drugs and alcohol, was found dead at her home in London on July 23. An initial autopsy did not determine the cause of death.
According to a statement released by Chris Goodman on behalf of the relatives of the deceased artist, the results of toxicology tests have been sent to the family Winehouse authorities “confirmed that there were no illegal substances in the body Amy at the time of her death. ”
He added that the family awaits the outcome of an investigation to begin in October.
Amy Winehouse’s father, Mitch, said his daughter had overcome her addiction to drugs three years before her death, but acknowledged that she always tried to control her drinking after several weeks of abstinence.
The family announced plans to create a charitable foundation in the name of the singer to help people fighting against the phenomenon of addiction. Mitch Winehouse said they were waiting for the time being, a person who filed the name Amy Winehouse Foundation.