How did Bob Saget die? What we know so far

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The entire world continues to mourn Sunday’s sudden passing of legendary stand-up comedian and actor Bob Saget.

The beloved actor, most known for his role as Danny Tanner on Full House, was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Orlando on Sunday. TMZ first reported the unfortunate news early Sunday afternoon, revealing that Saget was first discovered by hotel security, followed by The Orange County Sheriff’s Department confirming the death.

As of now, the details of Saget’s cause of death remain unclear. However, it was reported that Saget had already died upon the actual discovery of his body. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office revealed to TMZ it has no reason to believe any foul play or drug use was involved. Additionally, officials went on to reveal Saget’s cause of death will be available to the public once the Medical Examiner’s Office has had the opportunity to make its assessments.

Saget was performing in Jacksonville mere hours prior to his passing, in the midst of a comedy tour that began in September 2021 and was expected to continue into May. Moreover, multiple reports indicate that Saget was “in good spirits” as of late, and his post-performance tweet from Jacksonville on what would be the last day of his life reflected that.

While WGTC isn’t yet aware of the full details of Saget’s death, one thing remains known: he was unbelievably loved and he will be sorely missed.

We will provide updates as more information becomes available.

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Taylor Mansfield

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Fascinated by the art of journalism, Taylor Mansfield has been writing for over 10 years. In the present day, she lends her expertise as a Staff Writer / Editor for WGTC, tackling a broad range of topics such as movies, television, celebrity news, and of course… *anything* horror! Because wherever there is horror — Taylor isn't far behind. She has previously contributed to entertainment sites such as GamersDecide, MovieWeb, and The Nerd Stash.