Further tests will be carried out.

The initial tests into the cause of George Michael’s death have been inconclusive, Thames Valley police have confirmed. Following a post-mortem on Thursday, further tests will be carried out over the coming weeks, a statement read. The singer’s unexpected death on Christmas Day aged 53 however is not being treated as suspicious.

Michael’s partner Fadi Fawaz took to Twitter on Boxing Day to describe the moment he found the singer in his home in Goring-On-Thames on Christmas Day, describing a moment he’ll “never forget.”

Albums and singles from Michael’s back catalogue have shot back into the charts following his death, with his Ladies & Gentlemen greatest hits collection entering the top 10 for the first time since it was released 17 years ago. ‘Last Christmas’ meanwhile shot to number seven in the singles charts.

There has been some debate over the future for Michael’s unreleased music, after Fawaz courted controversy by posting a track called ‘This Kind Of Love’ to his Twitter account before removing it, replacing it with the following statement:

Elsewhere, news has emerged of the many charitable acts Michael discretely carried out in his lifetime, while the music world continues to react to the news of his death.

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