Police investigated how Fadi Fawaz’s 999 call revealing George Michael death was leaked
Police launched an investigation into how a 999 call following the death of George Michael was leaked.
Two members of ambulance staff were interviewed by police as authorities sought to find the source of the leak.
The Wham! frontman was found dead at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day 2016.
The singer was discovered in his bed by partner Fadi Fawaz, who is said to have called emergency services.
A statement issued by solicitors said the star’s loved ones were “truly appalled” that it was made public.
A document obtained by the journalism department of Highbury College, via a freedom of information request, showed Thames Valley Police had “sufficient suspicion” to interview the South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) staff members.
“A man and a woman were voluntarily interviewed under caution as part of the investigation.
“No arrests were made and no further action was taken in relation to the two people.”
The investigation has now concluded.
SCAS said: “Following an internal investigation appropriate action has been taken in accordance with our internal processes and the matter has now been concluded.”
However the investigation had been “unable to conclude as to where or how” the leak happened, leaving serious questions unanswered.
Fadi Fawaz had faced scrutiny from fans since the death, with reports he is trying to sell a tell-all book on the popular star.
The family of George are even considering giving his £5m London home to the late star’s boyfrien in a bid to stop the book, according to The Sun.
Fadi, 44, a fine art dealer, dated the Wham! performer until his death age 53.
The family initially attempted to kick Fadi out of the multi-million pound home in Regent’s Park, central London.
According to The Sun they now fear the move would harm relations – leading Fadi to pen a tell-all book.
The family are considering handing over the home along with a retainer of £250,000 a year to keep his silence.
A source told The Sun: “George’s relatives decided a good option is to keep Fadi happy by offering him the house.
“They want him to agree to it and keep quiet about George’s death.”
Earlier this year Andros Georgia, a childhood friend of George, claimed a revealing biography of the couple’s relationship was on the cards.
Georgiou, 54, told the Sun on Sunday: “Fadi is now seeking a significant pay-out of George’s money, and his attempt has come out of the blue.
“This is not something his family ever imagined they would have to deal with.
“But Fadi has made no secret of how much he wants money.
“It has not gone unnoticed that he has been touting around for a book deal and has spoken to several publishers, who have made offers.
“But while he was expecting to make a million pounds, he’s probably looking at £50,000.
“That is not going to keep up the lavish life he lived alongside George for very long – and I’m sure he can now see his comforts disappearing.”
The Lebanon born ex model has been embroiled in arguments ever since the singer’s death, but staunchly denies selling stories on his late boyfriend.
Fawaz added: “Everything stopped and six months later the icon partner still struggles to buy milk and water six months later. That’s is the truth (sic).”