Sridevi Died Because Of Accidental Drowning In Bathtub. Traces Of Alcohol Found
The actress suffered a cardiac arrest following which she fell unconscious inside the bathroom Dubai’s Jumeirah Emirates Tower Hotel. She was immediately taken to Rashid Hospital where she was declared dead.
According to reports, the actress was readying for a dinner date with husband Boney Kapoor when she suffered a massive cardiac arrest.
Boney Kapoor, who had left Dubai for Mumbai, returned on Saturday evening to surprise his wife. He reportedly woke Sridevi up around 5.30 pm and the couple chatted for around 15 minutes, the report says. Then Boney Kapoor asked her to dinner.
To get ready, the actress went to the washroom. When she did not return for 15 minutes, Kapoor knocked on the door. On not getting any response, he had to force open the door to discover Sridevi lying motionless in the bathtub filled with water. He tried to revive her and when he could not, he called a friend of his. After that, he informed the police at 9pm.
Police and doctors arrived and took her to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Even Pakistani fans mourned her death and poured in condolence messages. Since she was just 54, people were all the more shocked. She died in Dubai on Saturday night and media said that it is due to cardiac arrest.
However, new reports by Gulf News state that Sridevi didn’t die due to cardiac arrest but due to drowning in the bathtub.
Even Khaleej Times gave a confirmation of this news. They said that the cause of her death on her death certificate is “Accidental drowning”. Reports say that she was under the influence of alcohol which is why she lost balance and drowned. Even traces of alcohol were found.
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“The investigation is still going on to determine the circumstances surrounding the accident as the forensic report only says that she drowned,” an official told Gulf News.