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Investigation into Boyzone star's death closes

PUBLISHED: 13:21 22 January 2010 | UPDATED: 16:42 07 September 2010

Stephen Gately

Stephen Gately

The investigation into the death of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately has closed, it was confirmed today. The 33-year-old Highgate resident was found dead in Majorca in October last year. His body was discovered slumped on a couch after a night spent out club

The investigation into the death of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately has closed, it was confirmed today.

The 33-year-old Highgate resident was found dead in Majorca in October last year.

His body was discovered slumped on a couch after a night spent out clubbing with his partner Andy Cowles.

A judge in Spain ruled that Stephen had died of natural causes and closed the official investigation into his death.

The post-mortem examination revealed the singer suffered pulmonary oedema, which is an accumulation of fluid on the lungs.

Boyzone announced this week that they are to release a new single featuring Stephen's vocals. Give It All Away with be released on March with an album following one week later.


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