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It could take up to four months to receive a complete autopsy, but a preliminary report was released in the death of actor and comedian Bob Saget.
65-year-old Saget was found dead lying face up on his bed at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Orlando, Florida.
There were no signs of trauma or foul play. The room was in order. Items owned by Saget were still on the nightstand, television stand, closet and bathroom.
Saget’s left arm was across his chest and his right arm was resting on his bed when deputies and paramedics arrived.
Saget was scheduled to check out of his room on Sunday, but family members never heard from him.
After family members contacted the hotel’s security team, an officer was sent to his room.
Security officer Jody Lee Harrison entered the room and all the lights were off. Saget was cold to the touch and didn’t have a pulse.
Saget’s room key indicated he had entered the room a little before 2:20 a.m. ET, according to the report.
“We have an unresponsive guest in a room,” an unidentified man from the hotel said in a 911 call. “Not responsive. No breathing and no pulse.
Saget was declared dead shortly before 4:20 pm Eastern Time. His body was sent to the local medical examiner’s office.
In a final text message, Saget told his daughter, “Thank u. Love u. Showtime!”
Saget sent the message before he took the stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall near Jacksonville, FL.
A statement from the sheriff’s office confirmed there was no foul play in Saget’s death nor was there any sign of drug use.
Saget’s family has also released a statement that reads the following:
“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today. He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter.”
“Though we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.”
Saget is survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, as well as three adult daughters — Aubrey, Lara and Jennifer.
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In the popular television show “Full House,” which ran from 1987 to 1995, Saget played Danny Tanner, a role he reprised in 2016 on the Netflix revival “Fuller House.”
Saget left the world with an upbeat message posted to Instagram on Saturday night.
“Okay, I loved tonight’s show @pontevedra_concerthall in Jacksonville. Really nice audience. Lots of positivity. Happened last night in Orlando last night at the Hard Rock Live too. Very appreciative and fun audiences,” he wrote, posting a shorter version of his message on Twitter.
“I had no idea I did a two hour set tonight. I’m back in comedy like I was when I was 26. I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it,” he wrote.