Here is the latest cause of death:
Bob Saget’s Autopsy Report Reveals Skull Fractures Typically Seen in “High-Force Injuries”
A little over a month after Bob Saget tragically passed away at the age of 65 in a Florida hotel room, we finally have a clearer picture as to how exactly he died — and the answer is a harrowing reminder of just how serious head injuries can be.
Saget’s death was ruled an accident resulting from blunt force head trauma. Investigators believe he likely experienced an “unwitnessed fall backwards” in his hotel room and then, perhaps confused due to the blow to the head or simply unaware of how severely he had injured himself, he went to bed and died in his sleep.
However, the autopsy findings reveal that this was no ordinary bump on the head. The comedian suffered multiple skull fractures and brain bleeds. As People reports, Saget’s injuries included “posterior scalp abrasions, subgaleal hemorrhage (blood that forms between the skull and scalp), discoloration in the upper and lower eyelids due to skull fracture, subdural hematoma (buildup of blood on the surface of the brain), and subarachnoid hemorrhage (bleeding in the space surrounding the brain).” Damage to his skull included fractures above his eye sockets.
The severity of those injuries has led many to wonder whether it’s really possible to suffer that much damage by simply, say, slipping in the bathroom and hitting your head on the floor. Many doctors — none of whom, it must be stressed, actually examined Saget themselves — expressed surprise, likening his wounds to those one might sustain in a car crash or by being hit in the head with a baseball bat.
Naturally, all of this speculation has raised questions over whether investigators failed to pick up on some sign of foul play. The chatter got so bad that over the weekend that the Orange County Sheriff’s Department took to social media to reiterate that they don’t believe Saget was murdered. Sheriff John Mina said that there were no signs of a struggle and noted that the comedian’s injuries were most likely sustained when he fell and hit the back of his head on a hard surface — most likely the bathroom floor or tub. “We do not believe he was struck by anything,” he said.
It’s easy to latch onto conspiracy theories, but the sad reality is that accidents like Saget’s are far too common, and it’s important to remember that head trauma is no joke. If you fall and/or hit your head, it’s crucial that you use an abundance of caution and seek medical treatment if necessary. It’s always a good idea to get checked out after a head injury, but doctors recommend going to the ER immediately if you experience blurred vision, a severe headache, nausea or vomiting, or stroke-like symptoms following a blow to the head.
(I don’t think this story is going away any time soon. His loyal fans from all his sit-coms are demanding truthful answers. Stay tuned for an update.)
Article by Bonnie Stiernberg for Inside Hook©