The autopsy carried out February 19 and signed by Dr. O.O Oyewole of the Department of Pathology and Forensic Medicine shows that the late singer suffered a terminal ‘hypertensive heart disease’ which resulted to’ intracerebellar hemorrhage.’
This confirmation puts to rest earlier speculation by her managers and fans that she died of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) as a result of her long journey from the Grammy’s Award in the US.
|Copy of death certificate|
The medical source stated that a toxicology test would be required to find out if her death was caused by drugs, a process that would likely take months as conclusive tests could only be conducted outside Nigeria.
The pop singer died on Valentine day shortly after returning from the US.
The cause of death has been a source of speculation and resentment as her fans, and friends objected to suggestions that she might have died due to drug addiction.Meanwhile family sources say that Goldie will get a private burial. The burial is scheduled to hold next week Tuesday and Wednesday, 26th and 27th February 2013.