Police investigate Winehouse death
Authorities are investigating the death of British singer Amy Winehouse on Sunday. The 27-year-old was...
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Authorities are investigating the death of British singer Amy Winehouse on
The 27-year-old was found dead in her north London home on Saturday afternoon following a
brief stint at an alcohol rehabilitation centre. The star struggled to overcome
a drug and drink addiction since her 2006 album _Back to Black _brought her
In June, she pulled out of her comeback tour after a disastrous appearance
at her first gig when she was reportedly too drunk to perform.
On Sunday, forensic officers spent the night going in and out of the
building as fans held a vigil outside her home.
Authorities have described her death as unexplained and a postmortem will be
held in the next 48 hours.
Her critically acclaimed album _Back to Black _won five Grammy Awards making
her the only British artist to scoop that many honours in one night.
Amy's father Mitch, who was on his way to New York to plan shows, has since returned to Britain.