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The Most Tragic Details Discovered In Actor Autopsy Reports
This story contains discussions of suicide, car accidents, and drug use.
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Robin Williams dealt with many different things before his death. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2014 and died by suicide in August that year.
Robin Williams
His autopsy revealed that he was suffering from Lewy body dementia, not Parkinson’s. The disorder is distinguished by memory and attention loss, hallucinations, and other issues.
In 2013, Paul Walker died in a car accident next to his friend, Roger Rodas. Both were declared dead and it was believed that Walker died as a result of the collision.
Paul Walker
The autopsy found soot in Walker’s trachea, which means he was alive while the car was on fire. His bloodstream also had 14% carbon monoxide saturation, 12% higher than normal.
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead at the age of 46 due to a drug overdose in 2014. He was sober for decades before personal struggles led to a relapse.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
A combination of various drugs including heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, and benzodiazepines were found in his system and were presumed to have been taken in a short period of time.
Comedian and “Full House” star Bob Saget died in an Orlando hotel room of what was reported as blunt-force trauma to the head due to a fall. No drugs or alcohol were involved.
Bob Saget
Dr. Joseph Stephany wrote Saget suffered fractures to the back, right, and front of his skull. A vein rupture caused blood to pool in the space between the brain and the membrane.
Emmy-winning comedian Garry Shandling’s death was initially reported as a heart attack. The toxicology report found therapeutic amounts of Xanax and opiates in his system.
Garry Shandling
The report also found that he had died from a pulmonary embolism caused by a blood clot in his lungs. The clot developed in his legs during a trip to Hawaii.