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Travolta Death Cert Lists Seizure

1/5/2009 6:53 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

UPDATE: 9:29 ET Dr. Hubert Minnis, Minister of Health in the Bahamas, told Larry King Jett's body was cremated today.

UPDATE 5:52 ET -- The assistant director of the funeral home told TMZ the pathologists who performed the autopsy concluded Jett Travolta died from a seizure.

Jett Travolta's death certificate lists "seizure" as the cause of death.

No word on the coroner's findings, at least not yet.

The funeral home says "The body was in great condition and shows no sign of head trauma," despite police and family who say the boy hit his head either on the toilet seat, bathtub or both.

The body is currently en route to the airport to be flown back to Florida.

Story developing ...

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31.

Lanie    

I think it is sad that people who have not studied Scientology ..or worse, have had a family member ruined by Scientology.. think they can comment on it. It is WAY more than just a wacky religion. It is a dangerous religion.

Did you guys know that a website blog owner predicted Jett's death over a year ago? I won't like the website because I think that is against the TOS of this board, but you can google it up yourself.. There are a few websites, including an Autism support website, which had used it's forum to try and convince Travolta and Kelly Preston to get treatment for Jett..

People knew he was an accident waiting to happen.. Yes, he might have had a seizure, even if he had been taken proper medication, but he might NOT have too.. His death might have been prevented. I hope that Travolta and Kelly Preston finally wake up and see what they have involved themselves in..

2055 days ago
32.

Greeneyes    

Let's all try to be supportive and respectful!!!! Won't name any names!!!! You know who you are!!!!
My heart goes out to the family! I can't imagine loosing my son.....There are no words!

2055 days ago
33.

DonnaV.    

My thoughts and prayers go with the Travolta Family. I lost my young daughter 4 years ago and I know there is nothing worse. We are not supposed to bury our children. God gave you your son for alittle while and you will hold him in your hearts forever. He is with the Father now and knowing that will I hope bring you some comfort. God bless you all
Donna, CA.

2055 days ago
34.

Carrys F.    

This is exactly why I refused to listen to any other reports about a fall or the kid being left alone in the bathroom. All those reports appear to be untrue. My deepest sympthies to the family.

2055 days ago
35.

TJ    

To all of you ragging on TMZ for covering this story... if you don't want to read about it, DON'T CLICK ON IT! Simple enough, don't you think?

2055 days ago
36.

Chuck    

SCIENTOLOGIST OUT IN FORCE ON THIS SITE AND OTHERS THAT TELL THE TRUTH ABOUT HOW CRAZY THEY ARE.......AND THE ONES THAT USE GOD IN THEIR CRAZY DAMAGE CONTROL COMMENTS ABOUT THE PERVERTS CRUISE AND TRAVOLTA ARE THE WORST. IMAGINE HOW WIERD IT MUST BE TO BE RAISED BY A MAN AND A WOMAN,,,JOHN AND KELLY....WHO ARE SUPPOSEDLY MARRIED.....AND THEN HAVE YOUR FATHER'S BOYFRIEND AS YOUR MANNY. THE KID I FEEL SORRY FOR IS THAT DAUGHTER WHO LIVED

2055 days ago
37.

Tanasha    

If these were poor people, they'd be in jail right now up on negligent homicide charges. And everyone knows it.

You all can argue about denying a child his medicine because of some cult. You all can argue on what killed him - siezures or whatever. It doesn't matter a bit because no one will ever know the truth.

Rich peole walk. PERIOD.

2055 days ago
38.

Kelly    

Its truly sad when sci fi garbage tells you how to treat your sick child. Meds do make the condition better but if your gonna choose religion over what actually makes your child live a better life more power to you.

2055 days ago
39.

Um Hello???    

Lorry,

Sad thing is - those reports came from the Travolta's own lawyer.

2055 days ago
40.

Butterfly    

TO TMZ. I enjoy your website and I also know you have a job to do, but please , can you stop taking comments about Jett Travolta's tragic death, at least until the family has had time to collect their thoughts? They will never , ever be the same again after loosing their precious child. If #1 is the REAL Will Smith, actor, then his comment, and similar comments are cruel and unforgivable. Obviously, Will Smith, whether real or not, has demonstrated how incredibility insensitive and stupid he is! He has made it clear he cannot form a sentence unless he reads it from a script. Even then, he probably needs someone to prompt him! We have gotten to know the ugly side of celebrities like him.

2055 days ago
41.

mehh..    

GOOD GRIEF TMZ!!!!!
let the poor family be!!!
I hope to God when one of your loved ones passes. there are not cameras shoved in your face, asking how you feel, and interviewing the doctors, coroners, etc..how sad and SICK!!!
I used to like TMZ but this is taking the cake..
it is bc of sick twisted b-stards like you that Princess Diana is DEAD!!
I hope God finds the forgiveness for you when y our judgement day arrives..otherwise hopefully he will toss your careless heartless souls straight to the DEVIL!!

PLEASE----NO MORE ON TRAVOLTA'S KID!!!
damn!

2055 days ago
42.

HEather    

From the American Epilepsy Society: It is very uncommon, but not unheard of, for people to die with a seizure. In addition, people with uncontrolled seizures can experience a sudden death even in the absence of a witnessed seizure. This is very uncommon, but may occur up to one in every 300 to 500 people with uncontrolled seizures each year. Doctors do not know why this occurs or how to prevent it. However, people with many generalized tonic clonic seizures are at highest risk. This is one of the reasons to take medication regularly and not miss pills or decide to stop medicines without speaking to your doctor.

It is inconsequential that Jett did not have epilepsy, as the above discusses seizures in general.

This was preventable. And I am sorry for the Travolta family, but THIS WAS PREVENTABLE. He has all the money in the world, every resource at his fingertips...and he stopped at Depakote??

2055 days ago
43.

pat    

you know... that poor kid could have had a seizure in a hospital.. hooked up to a million machines.. surrounded by hundreds of doctors and given every anti-seizure med available and STILL had a seizure.. grande mal seizures can kill no matter what's being done for the person....
being a scientologist.. a jew.. a catholic.. a protestant.. whatever.. is NOT going to stop or cause a seizure from killing someone if it's going to do it... it's a horrible thing for his poor family to have to go thru.. instead of saying nasty things about them.. how bout saying something comforting to them and then leaving them alone to grieve.. they just lost their child for god's sake..

2055 days ago
44.

god loves us all    

Good Lord. I do not have a problem with TMZ reporting anything, but the responses, mean and hateful here are pathetic. What kind of inhumane a**holes are you all anyway?? You know, even if you have a beef with the parents, remember that there is another child, Jett's poor little sister you might want to consider. What if she read your comments?? Would you all high five each other if she committed suicide from it? Probably.

My heart goes out to this family. I swear, it is just as well that this poor little guy died as it appears there are so many mean horrible people in this world.

2055 days ago
45.

mehh..    

This is beyond sick..
this is a child..
a minor..
it is not even a celeb himself..
even if it were, this obsession needs to stop..
holy cow!!

what is next, you are gonna dig up Jett's friends for interviews...???!
what is the hold up on that, Harvey...???
HMMMM....?

dont ya want to go interview their neihbors, dentist, dog walker, lawn carer, pool boy....anyone you can come across that has any possible relationship to the Travolta's...???
are you not outside their house(s) stalking them....??

SICK BASTARDS!!!

2055 days ago
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