A post-mortem to establish how legendary comic and actor Rik Mayall died is expected to be carried out tomorrow, a spokesman for West London Coroners Court has said.
The Young Ones and Bottom star died aged 56 at his London home earlier this week.
Once cause of death is established an inquest may be scheduled at a later date, the spokesman added.
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Star of Young Ones, Bottom and The New Statesman, Rik Mayall, a leading light of Britain's alternative comedy scene, has died aged 56.