Bob Saget tragically passed away on Sunday. There many questions that are yet to answered regarding the comedian’s sudden death. Now, new details have emerged following his autopsy.
Orange and Osceola Counties chief medical examiner Joshua Stephany issued a statement via Yahoo Entertainment, ruling out any evidence of drug use or foul pay. However, the investigation of cause and manner of death are still pending which would further take 10-12 days to complete.
“An autopsy was performed this morning on Robert Lane Saget. Mr. Saget is a 65-year-old male, who was found unresponsive in his hotel room. At this time, there is no evidence of drug use or foul play, Orange and Osceola Counties chief medical examiner Joshua Stephany tells. The cause and manner of death are pending further studies and investigation which may take up to 10-12 weeks to complete.”
According to a report released by the Orange County Sheriff’s office, Saget was discovered by hotel security on Sunday afternoon after his family requested a wellness check. The late comedian was already dead when he was discovered “in a supine position on his bed.” The supine position means lying horizontally with the face and torso facing up.
The responding officers said at the time, “no signs of trauma were seen.” Officers on arrival immediately checked for signs of foul play. They noted the room was orderly with items owned by Saget and no signs of foul play were found.
Saget was staying at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida. The comedian was on tour and performed a two-hour standup before his death. According to the report, medications were also present in his room. However, the police did not find any drugs in his room.
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