George Michael finally laid to rest


March 30, 2017
George Michael


Singer George Michael's publicist said that his funeral has been held in London. The private funeral took place on Wednesday at Highgate Cemetery in north London.

Michael's publicity agency, Connie Filippello Publicity, said that it was attended by family and close friends

The family thanked his fans for their "many messages of love and support" and asked for its privacy to be respected.

Karl Marx and authors George Eliot and Douglas Adams are among the famous people buried at Highgate.

A post-mortem investigation found that Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver.

The former Wham! singer was found dead at his country home in Oxfordshire on December 25 at age 53.

The singer had battled health problems and drug addiction.