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Amy Winehouse death: Coroner records misadventure verdict

A coroner has recorded a verdict of misadventure at the inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse.

The 27-year-old was found dead at her home in Camden, north London, on 23 July following years of alcohol and drug addiction.

The inquest heard the singer had 416mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood. The legal drink-drive limit is 80mg.

Since her death, Winehouse's 2006 album Back to Black has become the UK's bestselling album of the 21st Century.

Lizo Mzimba reports.

  • 26 Oct 2011
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