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Sridevi died of accidental drowning: Gulf News

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Press Trust of India Dubai
Bollywood actor Sridevi died of accidental drowning, the Dubai-based Gulf News said today.

The paper quoted the UAE government's forensic report on its official Twitter handle.

The cause of death is listed as accidental drowning in the report.

A copy of the forensic report, attached with the post, has a stamp of the "Ministry of Health UAE" and the director of preventive medicine, Dubai, Dr Sami Wadie.

The newspaper also said in a report that the actor was under the influence of alcohol. She fell into the bathtub and drowned, it added.

Sridevi, 54, died on Saturday late night in a Dubai hotel. She had stayed back in Dubai after a family wedding.

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First Published: Feb 26 2018 | 5:05 PM IST

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