Matthew Perry’s Death: New Report Reveals His Body Was Not Underwater for Very Long

Matthew Perry’s Death: New Report Reveals His Body Was Not Underwater for Very Long

Matthew Perry’s body was not underwater for very long before he was found by his assistant, according to a new report.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Perry’s body was not “waterlogged” when emergency services arrived at his home on Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene after firefighters lifted him from the jacuzzi.

Friends Star Matthew Perry Drowned in His Hot Tub, Autopsy Deferred

Perry is believed to have drowned, although an official cause of death has not yet been determined. An initial autopsy result has been “deferred,” with toxicology reports set to follow.

Matthew Perry Found Dead in His Home, Cause of Death Under Investigation

First responders are said to have found anti-depressants and anti-anxiety medications at the property – but there was no sign of any illegal drugs.

The coroner for Los Angeles County has listed Perry’s cause of death as “deferred,” pending the final results of toxicology tests.

Matthew Perry’s Final Days: ‘Fatigued’ Star Was Found Dead in His Hot Tub

Family friends have said the star seemed “fatigued” in his last days, and in his final post on Instagram, shared earlier this week, he posted images of him in his pool.

Inside Matthew Perry’s $6 Million Pacific Palisades Home Where He Was Found Dead

Perry bought the property in August 2020, having downsized from a far ritzier penthouse and Malibu beach home around the same time.

He was found dead in a hot tub at the property Saturday night. Initial reports suggested the actor may have died of a heart attack, but coroners have yet to confirm a cause of death.


Matthew Perry’s death has come as a shock to many, including his Friends co-stars. Fans are still waiting for answers about the cause of his death, but it is clear that he will be deeply missed.

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