Days after the untimely death of legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne, his demise has drawn huge global attention for the mysterious circumstances that have come to a revelation. Shane Warne, an ace spinner, has passed away on March 4- Friday at the age of 52 in Thailand due to a suspected heart attack. Warne's management has released a brief statement in the evening hours of Friday (IST) confirming the demise of the veteran cricketer, who was the king of spin bowling.
Warne was at his villa in Koh Samui in Thailand. The statement reads, "Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived." "The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course", the statement added. Amid a sea of tributes and condolences, the latest developments that had emerged around the cricketer's death had sparked shockwaves as it has raised questions on his last minutes.
According to reports, Thailand police have found bloodstains on the floor of Shane Warne's room and on bath towels while searching his villa. He was declared dead by the doctors in the Thai International Hospital on Friday night. On Sunday, the police had found blood on the floor and bath towels. Commander of the local provincial police, Satit Polpinit said, "A large amount of blood was found in the room." He further said, "When CPR was started, the deceased had coughed up liquid and was bleeding."
According to Koh Samui's Bo Phut police station Superintendent Yuttana Sirisomba, Warne had seen a doctor about his heart recently. The veteran cricketer had travelled, along with his friends, to the popular island of Koh Samui, situated in the Gulf of Thailand. As per the local police information, one of Warne's friends found him unresponsive around 5 pm. His friends had begun performing CPR while waiting for an ambulance.
He was then taken to the hospital where Warne was declared dead. On the other hand, the Australian government has on Sunday announced that Warne would receive a state funeral with full honours. Australian MP Daniel Andrews, the Premier of Victoria, announced on Twitter that Warne's family has allowed the state funeral and to allow the public to mourn for the loss.
Dan Andrews wrote, "I've spoken with the Warne family again today and they have accepted my offer of a State Funeral to remember Shane. It will be an opportunity for Victorians to pay tribute to his contribution to his sport, to our state and the country. Details will be finalised in coming days."