George Michael dies ‘of heart failure’ at his Oxfordshire home aged just 53 shortly before 2pm on Christmas Day.
In a statement, the stat’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 family would ask that their privacy be respected at this difficult and emotional time. There will be no further comment at this stage.”
Thames Valley Police said South Central Ambulance Service were called to a house in Oxfordshire at 13:42 (GMT) this Christmas day. Police have said that there were no suspicious circumstances.
Rest In Peace George Michael. You will be missed.