1. TOXICOLOGY

    No Illegal Drugs in Winehouse Autopsy

    ARCHIV: Die britische Saengerin Amy Winehouse verlaesst das Westminster Gericht in London (Grossbritannien) (Foto vom 24.07.09). Winehouse (27) beunruhigt ihre Freunde mit ihrem exzessiven Alkoholkonsum. "Ihr Trinken ist voellig ausser Kontrolle", zitierte die "Sun" eine nicht namentlich genannte Quelle aus dem Umfeld der Saengerin. Winehouse habe sich in dieser Woche dreimal bis zur Bewusstlosigkeit mit Wodka betrunken. (zu dapd-Text) Foto: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP/dapd

    Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP Photos

    Amy Winehouse’s toxicology report showed the singer had no illegal drugs in her system when she died, according to a statement released on behalf of Winehouse’s family. The statement said authorities sent results to the family that confirmed there were no illegal substances in Winehouse’s blood, but that alcohol was present, though it hasn’t been determined if it played a role in her death. The family has said that they suspect alcohol withdrawal—from quitting cold turkey —resulted in her death.

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