Bob Saget death scene pics reveal where star may have hit his head before being found dead in bed

BOB Saget could have died after hitting his head on the headboard in his hotel room, according to new reports.

Orlando police have just released photos from the headboard in the Orlando, Florida, hotel room where the beloved actor died at age 65.




While the headboard appears to be padded, officials say there is a hard surface underneath it, TMZ reported.

According to the new police theory, Saget suffered a fatal brain bleed after hitting his head on that hard surface when he was getting in bed just after 2am following a performance.

Investigators reportedly believe this would explain why Saget's head was not bleeding externally when his body was found.

The Medical Examiner had previously concluded the Full House star died after hitting his head on "something hard, covered by something soft," giving a carpeted floor as an example.

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Photos from Saget's hotel room show he may have used the bathroom before bed, as there was a towel in the bathtub and toiletries in the shower and on the counter.

Saget was found dead on January 9 inside Room 962 at the Orlando Ritz-Carlton after suffering a "blunt-force trauma" to his head.

Police entered the star's room after he failed to check out at the scheduled time and the hotel received a call from his concerned family, who had been unable to reach him.

They found Saget unresponsive laying on his back in bed and cold to the touch, per official records.

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Investigators have previously touted the idea that Saget may have struck his head on the headboard of his bed before losing consciousness and dying in his sleep.

It's also been suggested that Saget may have slipped and fallen in the bathroom before staggering back into bed where he died, though the facts of the matter remain unclear.

Precisely how the star sustained the fatal blow remains a mystery, with a final report released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) failing to provide a conclusive explanation on the matter.

Investigators said they found no signs of foul play, concluding Saget likely fell backward and hit his head somewhere in the room before dying in bed.



Bottles of over-the-counter medication and prescription drugs were found in his room, though "all the medications appeared to have been taken as prescribed," the report reads.

Toxicology analysis also did not reveal any illicit drugs or toxins in his system at his time of death.

Police noted that Saget's room was "orderly", with his personal possessions placed neatly on the nightstand, TV stand, closet, and in the bathroom.

Following the autopsy results, police went back to Saget's hotel room to to identify specific places or items in the room that could have caused the head trauma.

The countertops, tables, nightstands, and other hard furniture in the room were ruled out because they all had sharp edges that would have lacerated the skin.

Thee counters in the bathroom and the shower stall were also ruled out for the same reason.

Most of the chairs and couches were deemed too soft to have caused the extent of the injury Saget suffered.

The injury was so serious that the "fracture would have stunned Saget," per the official report, which adds that the actor would have noticed symptoms such as dizziness, and there would have been signs that were obvious to those around him, such as issues with confusion, balance, and/or slurred speech.


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