(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – In the latest developments, Thailand Police have revealed new details about Shane Warne’s death. The former Aussie spinner passed away at the age of 52 as a result of a suspected heart attack.
He was found unresponsive in his villa in Koh Samui, where he was on a holiday with his friends. His manager attempted CPR for about 20 minutes before the ambulance took him to the Thai Hospital.
While the police have ruled out any possibility of a foul play, The Bangkok Post reported that bloodstains were found in his room. Traces of blood were also found on his bath towels and pillows.
Thai Police claimed that he was coughing up blood and liquid while CPR was being administered on him.
Commander of Surat Thani Provincial Police, Pol Maj Gen Satit Polpinit, told Thai newspaper Matichon: “A large amount of blood was found in the room. When CPR was started, the deceased had coughed up liquid and was bleeding.”
Warne was one of the finest spinner in international cricket, who represented Australia in 145 Tests and 192 ODIs from 1992 to 2007.
Even after his retirement, he was active in cricket. He led Rajasthan Royals to their maiden IPL title in the inaugural season of the league in 2008 and was even associated with the Rajasthan based franchise as a mentor.
Warne was working with Fox Cricket and was on a leave for three months. The superintendent of the Bo Phut police station in Koh Samui, Yuttana Sirisomba, confirmed that Warne had met doctors regarding his heart condition and asthma.