The comic later tweeted, “Loved tonight’s show… Appreciative audience,” adding, “I had no idea I did a 2 hr set tonight. I’m happily addicted again to this s–t.”
The next day, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a “man down call” around 4 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, per a statement to E! News. “On arrival, they located a man who was unresponsive in a hotel room,” police said. “The man, identified as Robert Lane Saget, was pronounced deceased on scene. We have no information on cause of death.”
Authorities noted that the Medical Examiner’s Office will determine his cause and manner of death at a later time.
His wife of three years, Kelly Rizzo, spoke out on Monday, Jan. 10, about his sudden passing.
“My whole heart. Bob was my absolute everything,” she said in a statement to E! News. “I am so completely shattered and in disbelief. I am so deeply touched by the outpouring of love and tribute from our friends, family, his fans and his peers.”
Rizzo noted, “When the time is right and when this news is not as raw, I look forward to sharing more of Bob with the world.”