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Sridevi death due to accidental drowning, case closed: Dubai Public Prosecution

The Dubai Public Prosecutors Office cited the forensic report to say Sridevi had accidentally drowned following loss of consciousness.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Dubai [ Published on: February 27, 2018 16:45 IST ]
Sridevi death due to accidental drowning, case closed:
Sridevi death due to accidental drowning, case closed: Dubai Public Prosecution

A probe into the sudden death of veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi, who died after drowning in a hotel bathtub, has been completed and the case closed, the Dubai Prosecutors office announced on Tuesday.

The Dubai Public Prosecutors Office cited the forensic report to say she had accidentally drowned following loss of consciousness.

The Dubai Media Office, the official Twitter handle of the media office of the government, said in a series of tweets that the decision to release the body was taken after thorough investigation.

"Dubai Public Prosecution has approved the release of the body of the Indian actress Sridevi to her family following the completion of a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances of her death," it said.

"Dubai Public Prosecution stressed that all regular procedures followed in such cases have been completed. As per the forensic report, the death of the Indian actress occurred due to accidental drowning following loss of consciousness. The case has now been closed."

The 54-year-old actor, known as Indian cinema's first woman superstar, passed away in her hotel room in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers late on Saturday, leaving fans, family and friends stunned.

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