Bob Saget Suffered Multiple Head Fractures & COVID-19 at Time of Death

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We learned last night (Feb. 9) that head trauma was Bob Saget's ultimate cause of his untimely death and the autopsy results have now revealed several heartbreaking details.

PEOPLE Magazine has shared that a report from the Orange County Medical Examiner lists multiple fractures & hemorrhages among other things that contributed to the actor's passing.

"Per the report, the beloved Full House actor had posterior scalp abrasions, subgaleal hemorrhage (which is blood that forms between skull and scalp), discoloration in the upper and lower eyelids due to skull fracture, subdural hematoma (which is a buildup of blood on the surface of the brain) and subarachnoid hemorrhage (which is bleeding in the space that surrounds the brain)," the popular magazine wrote.

In addition to the head trauma, Saget was also COVID-19 positive & was identified having an enlarged heart (cardiomegaly), damage to his heart's blood vessels (coronary artery atherosclerosis) and aorta plague build up (aortic atherosclerosis).

While we do not know exactly how this happened, it is believed he fell backwards, hit his head and thought nothing of it.

There were no illegal substances detected in his system, however the report says he was taking the prescription drug clonazepam, which treats seizures, panic disorder, and anxiety.

"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," his family shared in a statement on Feb. 9. "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 passed away on Jan. 9 in his Orlando, FL Ritz-Carlton hotel room. He had performed a comedy show the night before. He was 65 years old and is survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, and his three daughters Aubrey, 34, Lara, 32, and Jennifer, 29 (with ex-wife Sherri Kramer.)

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