British singer George Michael dies peacefully at home aged 53 is the headline today. He is said to have “passed away peacefully at home”.
In a statement, the star’s publicist said:
“It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period,” the publicist said in a statement. “The family would ask their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
According to the police, they are treating the death as unexplained but there were no suspicious circumstances. Thames Valley Police said South Central Ambulance Service attended a property in Goring in Oxfordshire at 13:42 GMT.