Revealed: Bust Down star and comedian Jak Knight’s cause of death ruled as suicide from gunshot wound after passing away at just 28

  • An autopsy by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Cornoner confirmed that the comedian was found on a Los Angeles embankment on Thursday 
  • He suffered from a gunshot wound and his death was ruled as a suicide by the coroner
  • He was best known for his stand-up comedy acts as well as co-crating and starring in Peacock series Bust Down, A representative for Knight’s family confirmed that he passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday, but there was no official word on a cause of death at the time 
  • ‘Knight’s loved ones ask that their privacy please be respected during this extremely difficult time,’ the rep said 

Rising star Jak Knight’s death at 28 has been ruled as a suicide after a gunshot wound. 

An autopsy by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Cornoner confirmed that the comedian was found on a Los Angeles embankment on Thursday as he suffered from a gunshot wound according to People on Monday.

Knight’s death was ruled as a suicide by the coroner.He was best known for his stand-up comedy acts as well as co-crating and starring in Peacock series Bust Down,

A representative for Knight’s family confirmed that he passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday, but there was no official word on a cause of death at the time.

‘Knight’s loved ones ask that their privacy please be respected during this extremely difficult time,’ the rep said, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Seattle native had been starring in Bust Down alongside Chris Redd, Sam Jay and Langston Kerman, who all are credited with co-creating the single camera show.

Described as a series predominantly about friendship, the ‘raunchy, irreverent, and complicated’ comedy had only just premiered on Peacock on March 10.

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