Authorities have ruled Jak Knight’s death as a suicide following an investigation. The comedian, who also co-created and acted in the Peacock network’s comic series Bust Down, died last week at the age of 28.
His death was confirmed by his family, and celebrities such as Eternals’ Kumail Nanjiani, Big Mouth co-creator Andrew Goldberg, and rapper Chance the Rapper paid tribute to the writer and actor.
Following an autopsy by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner, his death was determined to be a suicide, People reported after obtaining the coroner’s report. The deceased stand-up comedian was discovered on a Los Angeles, California, slope, according to reports.
In addition to his role as Big Mouth in the animated series from 2017 to 2021, Knight appeared in American Dad! last year. He played a stockroom worker named Jak in the film Bust Down while also serving as the production’s executive producer.