Update: February 9, 2022 5: 10pm
Bob Saget’s family released a statement announcing the comedian died from the result of a head trauma.
“The authorities have determined that Bob passed from head trauma. They have concluded that he accidentally hit the back of his head on something, thought nothing of it and went to sleep…No drugs or alcohol were involved.” The statement said.
The family added that they have been “overwhelmed with the incredible outpouring of love from Bob’s fans, which has been a great comfort to us and for which we are eternally grateful.”
“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,” the statement added.
News of Saget’s death was first shared by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
Saget had kicked off a nationwide stand-up tour in September 2021 that was set to run through June of this year. According to his most recent post on Twitter, Saget had performed Saturday evening at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall in Jacksonville, Fla.