Bob Saget passed away on January 9 at The Ritz Hotel in Grande Lakes, Florida, USA. The sitcom star and comedian – most famously known from Full House and America’s Funniest Home Videos – had performed just days earlier as he was in Florida as part of his I Don’t Do Negative Comedy Tour.
Saget was described as one of the kindest people ever by those who knew him. And now, the police reveal the cause of death.
“Now that we have the final conclusions from the authorities’ investigation, we felt it only proper that the fans hear those conclusions directly from us,” Saget’s family wrote in a statement.
As mentioned, the police said that there was no foul play regarding the death of Bob Saget. Law enforcement saw signs pointing to a sudden medical emergency, such as a heart attack or a stroke. Now, authorities have revealed the cause of death.
According to a new statement from his family, Bob Saget died due to head trauma. Authorities have determined that the actor accidentally hit the back of his head on something, which left him with head trauma. No pills or alcohol were involved, the family concluded, as reported by NPR.
Earlier, law enforcement saw signs pointing to a sudden medical emergency, such as a heart attack or a stroke.
On Sunday morning, Saget was supposed to check out from his hotel room at the Ritz in Florida. But, when his family members couldn’t reach him, they contacted hotel security.
The family further added that they have been “overwhelmed with the incredible outpouring of love from Bob’s fans, which has been a great comfort to us and for which we are eternally grateful.”
“As we continue to mourn together, we ask everyone to remember the love and laughter that Bob brought to this world, and the lessons he taught us all: to be kind to everyone, to let the people you love know you love them, and to face difficult times with hugs and laughter,” Saget’s family added in the statement.
“Now that we have the final conclusions from the authorities’ investigation, we felt it only proper that the fans hear those conclusions directly from us.”