Bob Saget’s family sues to block release of star’s death investigation details

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The family of the late Bob Saget is seeking to block the release of records related to the investigation into his death, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Orange County, Florida.

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The records identified in the suit, filed by Saget’s widow and his three daughters, include photographs, as well as video and audio recordings, WFTV reported.

The 65-year-old comedian and actor, who was most recognizable for his role as Danny Tanner in the sitcom “Full House,” died from accidental head trauma in his Florida hotel room on Jan. 9, according to the chief medical examiner for Orange and Osceola counties.

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Specifically, the suit named Orange County Sheriff John Mina and the District Nine Medical Examiner’s Office as the defendants, requesting an injunction declaring the materials they gathered during the investigation into Saget’s death confidential and exempt from public records requests, WFTV reported.

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The suit also seeks to prevent the release of “statutorily protected autopsy information,” according to ABC News.

“Plaintiffs will suffer irreparable harm in the form of extreme mental pain, anguish, and emotional distress if Defendants release the Records in response to public records requests or otherwise disseminate the Records for any other reason or purpose,” the lawsuit stated.

The lawsuit can be viewed in the complete WFTV report.

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