Michael’s sis­ter dies

Manchester Evening News - - NATIONAL -

GE­ORGE Michael’s sis­ter Me­lanie Panayiotou has died aged 55, ex­actly three years on from the singer’s death.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, Ms Panayiotou was found dead by her sis­ter Yioda Panayiotou on Christ­mas Day at her home in Hamp­stead, north Lon­don. The for­mer Wham! star died of nat­u­ral causes at the age of 53 on Christ­mas Day 2016.

The fam­ily’s lawyer John Reid said: “Very trag­i­cally Me­lanie has passed away sud­denly.”

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