Udupi, Sept 9, 2018: The controversies as well as the rumours that revolved around the death of Sri Lakshmivara Theertha Swamiji of Shiroor Mutt have been put to rest with the final report confirming that the seer had died a natural death due to liver failure. The final report was submitted to the Police by the KMC Hospital on September 7 after evaluating the post-mortem report as well as the FSL report.
The final report states that the seer died due to oesophageal rupture rupture and chronic liver cirrhosis.
The seer who was severely ill was under treatment at the KMC Hospital at Manipal where he breathed his last on July 19. A press communique from the hospital soon after that there was suspicion of poisoning had led to a lot of speculation around the death. His brother Latavya Acharya too had lodged a complaint.