Coroner confirms Tony Scott suicide

A report in to the death of Top Gun director Tony Scott has found that his death was a suicide and the cause was multiple blunt force injuries suffered from jumping off a bridge into Los Angeles Harbour.

British director Tony Scott died in August
British director Tony Scott died in August Credit: Reuters

The report, released by the Los Angeles County coroner, says the 68-year-old British film-maker also drowned and had in his system therapeutic levels of the anti-depressant Remeron and the sleep aid Lunesta.

The younger brother of Gladiator director Sir Ridley Scott leapt from the Vincent Thomas Bridge on 19th August in what was always suspected was a suicide.


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