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Mystery Solved! Sridevi Died By Accidentally Drowning In Bathtub

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| February 26 , 2018 , 18:08 IST

Bollywood's first female Superstar Sridevi bid farewell to the world on Saturday in Dubai. Her sudden demise raised many red flags among the masses and many speculations started floating around. The forensic report released by Dubai Police, however, clarifies any doubt lurking in the heads of her admirers.

The report confirmed that the 54-year-old actress died of accidental drowning. Sridevi was found unconscious in the bathtub of the hotel room by her husband Boney Kapoor, who rushed his wife to Rashid Hospital, where the authorities declared the actress dead.

Dismissing the earlier speculations that the actress succumbed to Cardiac arrest, none of such detail is mentioned in the death certificate issued to her family, a copy of which was obtained by the Gulf News. The letter describes drowning as the only cause of death and no other reason is mentioned.

The report has been stamped by the 'Ministry of Health UAE' and is undersigned by the Dubai's director of preventive medicine, Dr Sami Wadie. An autopsy was carried out on Sunday late evening, following which the report was handed over to Sridevi's family and the Indian consulate.

Post the investigation got completed, Dubai Police handed over the case to public prosecution for carrying out regular legal procedures. Sridevi's mortal remains will be moved to the Al Muhaisana embalming unit before getting repatriated to Mumbai.

The procedure of the completion of repatriation which includes Police Clearance, cancellation of passport, immigration and embalming among others is underway. Once back in Mumbai through a chartered flight lined up for her, Sridevi's funeral will be held at Mumbai's Pawan Hans in Juhu, Ville Parle.