The autopsy results of legendary actress Sridevi who passed away on the night of Feb 24 in Dubai
are out. According to a report in the Khaleej Times, the death certificate
claims that Sridevi passed away due to accidental drowning.
According to the official Twitter handle of the Dubai Media Office, "Following the completion of post-mortem analysis, today stated that the death of Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness."
Following the completion of post-mortem analysis, @DubaiPoliceHQ today stated that the death of Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness.— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) February 26, 2018
It was earlier believed that the actress passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest but the death certificate clearly mentions the cause of death as accidental drowning, claims report.
According to IANS, Sridevi, also had traces of alcohol in her blood, lost balance and fell into the bathtub and drowned.
The report also mentions that the legendary actress reportedly had a fainting spell in her bathroom and was immediately rushed to Rashid Hospital in Dubai. A medical team at the hospital failed to revive the actress. Sridevi’s brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor told the media that she did not have any history of heart ailments.