Following Sage Stallone's death reported July 13, several theories were circulated on the Web as possible reasons for his demise including drug overdose. To fully understand the reasons for his death, an autopsy was carried out in Los Angeles on Sunday. But officials confirmed that it will take about 10 weeks before results will be made available.
After the autopsy was conducted early Sunday, Los Angeles County Coroner's Office Spokesperson Cheryl MacWillie said: The results from the toxicology screening will probably not be back for at least 10 weeks, Channel24 reported.
Authorities Rule Out Depression As Reason For Death
Discounting depression as a reason for death, Sage Stallone's lawyer George Braunstein told Los Angeles Times, He wasn't depressed. He was thinking about getting married. He just had the whole life ahead of him.
Authorities have found little about the possible reason for death except that a few prescription pill bottles were recovered from the apartment.
Also, there was no sign of foul play, trauma, or suicide note left behind by the actor.
Sage Stallone who made his acting debut with his father Sylvester Stallone in the 1990 film Rocky V as Rocky Balboa Jr. has featured in 13 big screen roles, while being a producer for three films.
Channel24 also reports that Sylvester Stallone's publicist Michelle Bega issued a statement saying the star, is devastated and grief-stricken over the sudden loss of his son, Sage Stallone...His loss will be felt forever.
Sage was a very talented and wonderful young man. His compassion and thoughts are with Sage's mother, Sasha, the statement added.
Sage was often seen as a well-rounded person with wide ranging interests in the film industry. The actor, who shared the screen with his father in the 1996 film 'Daylight', is also known to have co-founded a company Grindhouse Releasing, an organization dedicated to restoring and preserving exploitation movies with film editor Bob Murawski. Sage is also known to have written and directed short films.
The Daily Mail carried a statement from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who starred in several films with Sylvester, saying: My thoughts and prayers are with Sly and his family. Sly has become a great friend over the past couple decades, and I know how important his children are to him.
I want him to know that my family and I, and his fans all over the world, support him during this difficult time.