Kevin Barnett, the comedian and “Rel” co-creator whose sudden loss of life at age 32 this week shocked the comedy world, died from the results of pancreatitis, E! Information reported Thursday.
Barnett died Jan. 22 in Mexico, the place he posted a photograph of himself days earlier.
An post-mortem decided the reason for loss of life was “Non Traumatic Hemorrhage, brought on by pancreatitis,” the Forensic Medical Service of Tijuana mentioned in a press release to E! Information. The service mentioned on Thursday it nonetheless had the physique, which was to be delivered to members of the family.
Pancreatitis is irritation of the pancreas, which occurs when “digestive enzymes turn out to be activated whereas nonetheless within the pancreas,” the Mayo Clinic says on its web site. Extreme varieties may be life-threatening.
Barnett, additionally a stand-up comedian, co-created the Fox comedy “Rel,” which premiered in September. He wrote a number of 2017 episodes of NBC’s “The Carmichael Present,” which had “Rel” star Lil Rel Howery of “Get Out” as a solid member.
Howery mentioned he was heartbroken by his gifted pal’s loss of life. Twentieth Century Fox Tv and Fox Leisure known as Barnett “wildly proficient.”