Frantic 911 call made after Matthew Perry’s death sheds light on actor's final moments
‘Friends’ star Matthew Perry died on October 28 at his Los Angeles home
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: A 911 call made from Matthew Perry's house suggests the actor indeed died of drowning.
The ‘Friends’ star was found dead on October 28 at his Los Angeles home at the age of 54.
Reports have said that it was Perry’s assistant who discovered him unresponsive in a jacuzzi before making a call to the emergency responders.
Citing the dispatch audio, The Independent reported that the person said, “Agent 23. Rescue 23. EMS 9 on the radio. In response to the drowning.”
However, the official cause of Perry’s death has not been revealed yet.
Besides, Los Angeles Police Capt Scot Williams reportedly said the “cause of death may not be known for some time, but at this point, foul play is not suspected.”
‘Matthew brought so much joy to the world’
This comes as the ‘Fools Rush In’ actor’s family issued a statement following the tragic incident.
The statement said, as reported by People, “We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of our beloved son and brother. Matthew brought so much joy to the world, both as an actor and a friend.”
“You all meant so much to him and we appreciate the tremendous outpouring of love,” it noted.
‘His legacy will live on in the hearts of so many’
Warner Bros TV, which produced ‘Friends’, also shared a statement, saying, “We are devastated by the passing of our dear friend Matthew Perry."
“Matthew was an incredibly gifted actor and an indelible part of the Warner Bros. Television Group family,” the statement noted.
“The impact of his comedic genius was felt around the world, and his legacy will live on in the hearts of so many,” it added. “This is a heartbreaking day, and we send our love to his family, his loved ones, and all of his devoted fans.”