The Briton who died over the weekend after a brief bar scuffle in Moscow was killed by heart failure, not injuries, a source in the investigation told Komsomolskaya Pravda on Tuesday.
Earlier reports said travel author Colin Adams, 70, fell and fatally hit his head, after being pushed by a barman at the Cosmos Hotel in northeastern Moscow.
But the autopsy showed that the barman, Artyom Okhotin, was not responsible for Adams' death, the source said. No official comment was available Tuesday.
The scuffle was actually just Okhotin showing the heavily drunk Adams away when the Briton started grabbing his clothes, the report said.