S Club 7’s Paul Cattermole died of natural causes aged 46

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18 May 2023, 09:33

Paul Cattermole and S Club 7

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S Club 7 star Paul Cattermole died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

The music star sadly passed away on 6th April at the age of 46 shortly after the band announced their reunion. Now, Dorset Coroner’s Service has confirmed their investigation has concluded and Paul died naturally.

His family announced the news last month after his body was found at his home in Dorset.

In a statement, they said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son and brother Paul Cattermole.

“Paul was found yesterday, 6th April 2023 at his home in Dorset and was pronounced dead later that afternoon.”

They went on to explained there had been “no suspicious circumstances” around his death. Following the Coroner’s verdict, there will be no further inquest into his death, however Dorset police have said their enquiries are “ongoing”.

At the time, fellow S Club 7 members paid tribute to Paul and said they would be going ahead with the reunion tour in his memory.

In a statement, they said: "We are truly devastated by the passing of our brother Paul. There are no words to describe the deep sadness and loss we all feel. We were so lucky to have had him in our lives and are thankful for the amazing memories we have.

"He will be so deeply missed by each and every one of us. We ask that you respect the privacy of his family and of the band at this time."

Rachel Stevens later added she was “heartbroken” over his death and said in an Instagram post: "Thank you so much for all your beautiful messages of love and support. The out pouring of love for our Paul has been so incredibly special and has meant so much.

"I hope he knew how loved he was. Such a kind, gentle and sensitive soul with the most incredible energy and such a wild free spirit. He would light up any room.

"We are heartbroken but so grateful for the memories we all shared. An absolute shining star who we will love and miss always. RIP darling Paul."