June 28, 2022

Police maintain a information convention on the findings of an post-mortem on Australian cricket participant Shane Warne, in Koh Samui, Thailand, on March 7.ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

Police in Thailand mentioned Monday that an post-mortem performed on the physique of Australian cricket star Shane Warne has concluded that he died of pure causes, ruling out foul play.

A police assertion mentioned the opinion issued by the physician who carried out the post-mortem has been conveyed to Warne’s household and the Australian Embassy. It mentioned the household didn’t have any doubt that the 52-year-old cricketer, broadly thought of one of many sport’s biggest spin bowlers, died of pure causes.

A senior police officer defined the findings at a information convention held after the assertion was issued.

“There aren’t any reviews of lacking gadgets. There have been no indicators of a battle,” mentioned Assistant Police Commissioner Normal Gen. Surachate Hakparn. “The director of the hospital mentioned from the post-mortem that he died of pure causes. His father had mentioned that he (Warne) had suffered tightness in his chest and deliberate to have a medical checkup when he returned from his vacation. The reason for loss of life is pure, not a homicide.”

Warne was discovered unresponsive in his resort room on the Thai resort island of Samui on Friday and couldn’t be revived at a close-by hospital. His physique was transferred Sunday to the Thai mainland for an official post-mortem at a state hospital. Preliminary evaluations from Thai authorities mentioned Warne died from a coronary heart assault.

“His very early and premature loss of life has been a horrible shock and a really unhappy occasion for his household but additionally for these within the cricketing world,” Australian Ambassador to Thailand Allan McKinnon mentioned on the information convention, which was held on the island, Police mentioned they’d conclude the post-mortem report and ship it to the prosecutor’s workplace as quickly as attainable, a normal process in instances of surprising loss of life.

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Warne’s household launched a press release Monday saying the day of his loss of life was for them the start of “a unending nightmare.”

“Trying to a future with out Shane is inconceivable, hopefully the mountain of glad reminiscences all of us have will assist us address our ongoing grief,” his father and mom, Keith and Brigitte, wrote.

They mentioned the household has accepted the supply of a state funeral and is grateful {that a} part of the Melbourne Cricket Floor will probably be renamed the S.Okay. Warne Stand in honor of their son.

“As everybody is aware of, Shane was a particularly proud Victorian and Australian,” they mentioned.

Warne’s son, Jackson, wrote: “I don’t suppose something is ever going to fill the void you could have left in my coronary heart. You have been actually one of the best father and mate anybody might’ve requested for.”

There was no instant details about when Warne’s physique can be despatched dwelling to Australia.