In February of this year, Jeremy Giambi passed away unexpectedly. The former Major Leaguer committed suicide at the age of 47. Now, further details have been revealed about the circumstances of his death.
According to TMZ, the medical examiner who handled the case made a surprising conclusion. Jeremy Giambi was struck in the head with a baseball in August of last year.
Giambi suffered a shattered zygomatic bone. Surgery was required to correct the problem. Witnesses in the medical examiners report said that Jeremy's behavior improved immediately following the injury.
Giambi was said to be a total emotional person. He allowed negativity to creep into his life. The witnesses claimed that even the smallest things could ruin his day.
After the accident, Jeremy Giambi was paranoid and depressed. He went to a neurologist and had scans done to investigate the cause. No diagnosis was made.
Jeremy Giambis' suicide is thought to be related to his brain injury, according to the medical examiner. The statements given by the medical examiner are shocking, but they are significant in revealing the final days of an exceptional athlete we lost far too soon.