Beloved Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan's cause of death has just been revealed.
According to a Westminster Coroner’s Court, the star died by drowning due to alcohol intoxication. Her body was reportedly found submerged inside her bathtub at London's Park Lane Hilton hotel on January 15.
Around her suite, police found five empty miniature bottles of alcohol, one empty champagne bottle and various containers of prescription drugs.
While toxicology tests showed the “Zombie” singer had “therapeutic” amounts of medication in her blood, she had an excessive amount of alcohol—more than four times the legal limit for driving.
RadarOnline.com readers know O’Riordan, 46, went through periods of hard boozing and depression before her tragic passing.
Police did not find any injuries on the singer’s body, but said her mouth and nose were submerged under water when they found her unconscious.
She was on tour at the time of her drowning, and her death was ruled an accident.
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