An investigation into Amy Winehouse's death will begin in Britain, after the autopsy couldn't identify her cause of death.
Corner Sharon Duff ordered a Section 20 postmortem on Amy, which means that she feels that "there is reasonable cause to suspect that a person has died a violent or unnatural death or in any other way which would require an inquest."
We're not 100% sure what to make of this, given the fact that her death was deemed "non-suspicious" at the scene of the crime.
Here's what Duff said to the St Pancras Coroner's Court:
"I bring before you the death of Amy Jade Winehouse aged 27, born on the 14th September 1983 in London. She was a divorced woman living in Camden Square NW1. She was certified dead at her home by a paramedic and a doctor on July 23. She was a singer songwriter at the time of her death and was identified by her family here at St Pancras this morning. A section 20 post mortem has been carried out and histology and toxicology taken to determine the cause of death. The scene was investigated by police and determined non-suspicious."
Guess we'll find out more once the histology and toxicology reports come back.
More than anything else, we truly hope that Amy wasn't in pain during her final moments. So sad.
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