Los Angeles County coroner releases cause of death for Jeremy Giambi


According to the Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner, the cause of death for former MLB player Jeremy Giambi was suicide.

From Associated Press:

The death of former major leaguer Jeremy Giambi was a suicide, the office of the Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner said Friday.

Giambi, 47, died Wednesday at his parents’ home in suburban Claremont.

The cause of death was a gunshot wound, according to the coroner’s online case records.



The baseball world has suffered a loss this evening, as the tragic news of the passing of former MLB player Jeremy Giambi at the age of 47 has been announced and confirmed by the Claremont (California) Police Department.

According to police, he was discovered deceased at his family home in Southern California at approximately 11:40 AM local time this morning.

Giambi’s career spanned from 1998 to 2003 and saw several stops, including stints with the Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox. He was also the younger brother of fellow MLB player Jason Giambi, with whom he played while a member of the Athletics.

No cause of death has been reported, though police do not suspect any foul play. An autopsy will be performed in short order.


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