Leaked audio of the call George Michael’s boyfriend made to emergency services reveals that he had tried for over an hour to wake the pop star before phoning for help.
In the chilling call leaked to The Sun, Fadi Fawaz tells the operator that 53-year-old George was 'blue' and 'cold' and confirms resuscitation probably won't help.
'It's George Michael, I think he's dead,’ the hairdresser informs the ambulance service.
'He's not breathing.
'He is in bed. He is cold and he is blue.
'He is very stiff.’
The call handler asks him: 'Do you think he's beyond help?'
Mr Fawaz continues: 'He's dead.'
'He is stiff, yes.
'I have been talking to him for the last hour.'
When the call handler asks if the death was expected, Mr Fawaz says: 'No, no, no, no, no, no. I’ve been waiting for him to wake him up for like, you know, for hours and he wouldn’t wake up. I went to wake him up and he was gone, you know, he’s not there.
'He is blue and cold.
'There is someone coming right?'
As the call handler tries to confirm the identity, he tells her: 'It's George Michael, you know, the singer.'
Mr Fawaz was told by police that he is no longer part of their investigation into the singer’s death at the beginning of this month.