Bob Saget’s family release statement revealing cause of death

Bob Saget’s family released a statement revealing the comedian suffered a head injury before he fell asleep and never woke up, per The Hollywood Reporter.

“Now that we have the final findings of the authorities’ investigation, we felt it was only fair for fans to hear those findings directly from us,” the statement read. “Authorities have determined that Bob died of a traumatic brain injury. They concluded that he accidentally hit the back of his head on something, didn’t think about it, and fell asleep. No drugs nor alcohol were involved.

Saget was found dead in his room at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Orlando last month. Detectives immediately ruled out the possibility of drug use or foul play contributing to his death. He was 65 years old.

the Full house star and old America’s Funniest Home Videos the host posted a tweet about 12 hours before authorities were called to her room after her body was discovered by hotel security. He said he was “happily addicted” to stand-up after a two-hour set on the second day of back-to-back appearances to begin his I Don’t Do Negative tour.

Saget’s wife, Kelly Rizzo, shared a video on Instagram earlier today in remembrance of the late comedian. “A month without this incredible man. Bob truly lived his life to the fullest,” she wrote in the caption. “He had so many hardships over the years that he always said to me ‘look, life is hard, you have to enjoy it as much as possible.

Rizzo said she and Saget bonded to “share and explore amazing dishes around the world,” and the montage shows them at different restaurants or just as they’re about to try a new cuisine.

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