Cirque du Soleil aerialist Yann Arnaud plunged to his death during a show on Saturday, March 17, in front of a packed audience in Florida. And now, just two days after the veteran performer died at Tampa’s General Hospital from critical injuries caused by the fall, RadarOnlline.com has exclusively learned that his autopsy has been completed.
However, Robert Salmon of the Medical Examiner's Officer told RadarOnline.com results will not be released just yet.
“Investigators are still compiling information related to the death," he told RadarOnline.com.
The cause and manner of death will be revealed tomorrow morning around noon, Salmon added.
As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Arnaud appeared to lose his grip on his strap, and fell 12 feet to the floor.
According to one eyewitness, he was out cold and not moving on stage after the fall.
Just hours before the performance, Arnaud said he was excited to perform a new routine.
Daniel Lamarre, President and CEO of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group told RadarOnline.com in a statement that “Yann was loved by all who had the chance to know him."
“Over the coming days and weeks, our focus will be on supporting Yann’s family and our employees, especially the VOLTA team, as we go through these difficult times together.”
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