Bob Saget, who was found dead in his hotel room in Orlando, Florida last month, died of head trauma, according to autopsy results released Thursday.
The medical examiner’s autopsy report noted that Saget had multiple fractures in his head.
“It is most likely that the deceased fell backwards and hit the back of the head,” noted the medical examiner, who also said the way of death was accidental.
Also detailed in the autopsy report was an examination of Saget’s respiratory system, which found him positive for COVID-19 at the time of his death.
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“Authorities have determined that Bob has survived a head injury. They concluded that he had accidentally hit his head with something, didn’t think about it and went to sleep,” the statement from Saget’s family said. “Doesn’t involve drugs or alcohol.”
The family added that they were “overwhelmed with the incredible overflowing love from Bob’s fans, which is of great comfort to us and we are so grateful.”
“As we continue to mourn together, we ask everyone to remember the love and laughter Bob brought into this world, and the lessons he taught all of us: to treat be kind to people, to let those you love know you love them, and to face tough times with hugs and laughter,” the statement added.
“Fuller House,” 65, was on a comedy tour at the time of his death, CNN reported.
Speculations swirled around his state of health when Saget said he took Covid-19 in December.
His widow, Kelly Rizzo, told “Good Morning America” in an interview last month that her husband appeared to be in good health before his death and that his December’s Covid “did not.” nothing serious.”
An autopsy was completed on Saget by the Orange County Medical Examiner in Florida the day after his death.
“At this time, there is no evidence of drug use or foul play,” Chief Medical Examiner Joshua Stephany said in a statement to CNN at the time. “The cause and manner of death is pending further studies and investigations and may take up to 10-12 weeks to complete.”
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office released an investigative report into the death obtained by CNN, which said it found no signs of foul play in the “orderly” hotel room, according to CNN.
Saget was expected to check out of the Ritz-Carlton on Sunday morning, and his family members contacted hotel security when they were unable to reach the star, according to reports.
“Now that we have come to the final conclusions from the authorities’ investigation, we feel it is only appropriate for fans to hear those conclusions directly from us,” the family said in a statement. know more.
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