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Tyler Skaggs Autopsy Completed: Cause Of Death Pending Toxicology Report

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Jul. 2 2019, Updated 6:12 p.m. ET

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The autopsy report for the Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs has been completed — but unfortunately, authorities are still searching for answers behind his sudden, unexplained death, can exclusively report.

According to Texas' Tarrant County Medical Examiner, the autopsy was performed early Tuesday, July 2.

"The cause and manner of death are currently pending until a toxicology is conducted," Carol Walker from the Medical Examiner's Office told "It could take up to 90 days."

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As readers know, the newly married Skaggs was discovered unconscious in his hotel room Monday evening, July 21 in Southlake, Texas. He was just 27 years old.

He was due to play in a game that night against the Texas Rangers.

"The Southlake Police Department responded to a call of an unconscious male in a room in the Hilton Hotel,” local cops confirmed in a statement to “Officers arrived and found the male unresponsive and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

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Skaggs had just played two days earlier for the Angels, pitching four innings and striking out five players.

“It is with great sorrow that we report Tyler Skaggs passed away earlier today in Texas,” the Angels said in a statement. “Tyler has, and always will be, an important part of the Angels family. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Carli and his entire family during this devastating time.”



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