Kevin Barnett’s cause of death has finally been revealed. The comedian died from complications from pancreatitis, according to an autopsy released on Thursday, January 24.
The Chief of the Forensic Medical Service released the autopsy to E! News with sharing a statement that reads,
The corresponding autopsy was carried out, which determined that the cause of death was: Non Traumatic Hemorrhage, caused by pancreatitis. At the moment his body is still in facilities of the Forensic Medical Service of Tijuana, waiting to be delivered to his family members who are performing the legal proceedings.
As we previously reported, multiple sources confirmed on Tuesday, January 22, that Kevin passed away during a trip to Mexico.
The United Talent Agency confirmed his death on Tuesday, January 22, with sharing a statement on Twitter.
The talent agency wrote, "We are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend and client Kevin Barnett."
The agency added at the time,
He was an incredible talent and a wonderful person. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. We will miss him.
The late comic actor co-created and wrote the series, Rel, that aired on the Fox network.
His other writing credits included The Carmichael Show, Broad City, The Heartbreak and The Do-Over.
Following his death, multiple celebrities, including fellow comedian Pete Davidson, paid tribute to him.
The Saturday Night Live star said at his comedy show at Caroline’s on Broadway in New York City that he was "a bit sad" over his friend’s death.
He said, "I’m in a weird mood. My head hurts. How long have I been up here? Sorry, my brain is mush."
Rest In Peace Kevin Barnett!
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