Dubai Police have released the forensics report of Sridevi to her family and the Indian Consulate representative.
Traces of alcohol found in Sridevi’s body, died of accidental drowning, according to the forensic report.
Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away in her hotel room in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, at 11pm on Saturday, a source in the Indian Consulate in Dubai revealed.
She reportedly had a fainting spell in her bathroom and was immediately rushed to Rashid Hospital in Dubai. The hotel, however, refused to comment on the matter and an employee stated that it is under police investigation. Sources in the Indian Consulate said that she was brought dead to the hospital.
Here are the latest updates from Dubai Police’s forensic department:
The autopsy on the body of Sridevi is complete and the death certification is out. We have a copy of the report and shall update the readers soon.
The death certificate mentions the cause of death as accidental drowning.
Hopefully, in an hour her body will be moved to the embalming unit.
Sridevi drowned in her bathtub following a cardiac arrest, the report has confirmed.
Social workers are working with the family members to complete the procedure of repatriation – the cancellation of passport, issuance of death certificate among others.
Once all the documents are collected, the family members will be handed over the body after submitting the documents.
The family is hopeful that the body might be ready for repatriation within next one hour.