Sources involved in the police investigation are suggesting that the singer returned from a night out drinking and fell asleep then choked on his own vomit.
A spokesperson for Stephen's family said "It's just a tragic accident is what we've been told and we're happy that is correct information. "It's not drugs, we don't believe, it's not suicide, it's not murder, it's not a fight."
The family are devastated and have asked me to take calls for the moment. They're trying to come to terms with it."
Manager, Louis Walsh pulled out of The Factor live show and headed to Majorca to be with the rest of Boyzone and Stephens husband. UPDATE: Post-mortem results announced on Tuesday concluded that Gately had died from natural causes. A judge said his body could now be returned home from Majorca.
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