Jett Autopsy Done, No Cause Yet

Bahamas' health minister refuses comment on findings
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jan 5, 2009 2:02 PM CST
Actor John Travolta, second left, poses with his daughter Ella Bleu, left, wife Kelly Preston, right, and son Jett in an undated family photo.    (Rogers & Cowan)
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(Newser) – Doctors in the Bahamas conducted an autopsy today on John Travolta's 16-year-old son, but authorities did not immediately disclose the results. Bahamian Minister of Health Hubert Minnis declined to comment on what may have caused the death of Jett Travolta, who had a history of seizures and was found unconscious in a bathroom Friday at a family vacation home.

Jett's body was expected to be transferred soon to Grand Bahama's Restview Memorial Mortuary, said an assistant funeral director, and the family was expected to send his remains by Wednesday to Ocala, Fla., where the actor owns a home. Travolta, 54, and wife Kelly Preston, 46, have said that Jett became very sick when he was 2 years old and was diagnosed with Kawasaki syndrome.