Bob Saget was found lying with arm on chest, hotel staff desperately performed CPR to save him
Bob Saget, the iconic actor, was reportedly found dead by Ritz Carlton hotel security on Sunday afternoon after the comedian failed to check out on time. This tragic incident happened just a few hours after he performed at a stand-up show in Orlando, Florida.
The security team member, who went to the room to check on Saget, tried to perform CPR after calling 911. The paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene but the circumstances of his death are still unknown. The room was neat, with no signs of trauma and his bags were packed by the door when he was found dead, said authorities.
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Orange County Sheriff's Office wrote on Twitter, "Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room". They added, "The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case."
Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case. #BobSaget pic.twitter.com/aB1UKiOlmi— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) January 10, 2022
On Monday, as per sheriff's office report, "Saget was found lying face-up on the bed. His left arm was across his chest and his right arm was resting on the bed when the deputies and paramedics found him".
Before his mysterious death, the comedian had been touring around multiple locations in Florida. The Full House actor was doing a show in Jacksonville Saturday night, staying until early Sunday morning. After the show he tweeted, "Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening." He further added, "I had no idea, I did a 2 hr set tonight. I'm happily addicted again to this shit."
Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening. I had no idea I did a 2 hr set tonight. I’m happily addicted again to this shit. Check https://t.co/nqJyTiiezU for my dates in 2022. pic.twitter.com/pEgFuXxLd3— bob saget (@bobsaget) January 9, 2022
Saget’s family issued a statement following the comedian’s shocking death. They said, “We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away." “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.”
Bob Saget is survived by his wife, Kelly Rizzo, and his three daughters Lara, Aubrey and Jennifer from his first marriage to Sherri Kramer.