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George Michael’s Sister Dies Exactly 3 Years After His Christmas Death

Melanie Panayiotou was found dead in her London home.

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Exactly three years after George Michael tragically died on Christmas day, his sister Melanie Panayiotou passed away. As reported, she was found dead in her London home on Wednesday, December 25. She was 55.

Her sister Yioda found her in her residence. Her cause of death has yet to be revealed, but police told reporters her passing isn’t being treated as suspicious.

The family said in a statement, “We can confirm that very tragically Melanie has passed away suddenly. We would simply ask that the family’s privacy be respected at this very sad time. There will be no further comment.”

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