Bob Saget death: Florida judge permanently blocks release of some records

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 03: Bob Saget attends the Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Gala at The Maybourne Beverly Hills on November 03, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images)

A judge on Monday ruled that local authorities will now be permanently blocked from releasing some photos and videos taken of comedian Bob Saget following his death in an Orlando hotel room.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, photos and videos taken of Saget's body and his personal effects will be blocked under the ruling. Other records, "including photos of Saget’s hotel room that don’t include his personal effects and a redacted investigative report, are subject to public disclosure," the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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Brian Bieber, the attorney representing the Saget family, sent this statement to FOX 35: 

"The entire Saget family is grateful that the Judge granted their request for an injunction to preserve Bob’s dignity, as well as their privacy rights, especially after suffering this unexpected and tragic loss. We are pleased this issue has been resolved, and the healing process can continue to move forward. All of the prayers and well wishes continuously extended to the family are beyond appreciated.

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Saget, 65, was found dead at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Hotel in Orlando in January. His family released a statement saying he died from head trauma. Per the statement, citing authorities, Saget "accidentally hit the back of his head on something, thought nothing of it and went to sleep." 

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