Tony Scott's notes didn't give motive: coroner


Coroner's office spokesman Ed Winter also said Friday the notes didn't mention any health issues.

The 68-year-old director of "Top Gun" leapt to his death Sunday from the Vincent Thomas Bridge into Los Angeles Harbor. Several people called 911 around 12:35 p.m. reporting that someone had jumped from the bridge.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, but it will be a month or more before an official cause of death is determined. Coroner's officials are treating Scott's death as a probable suicide.

Winter says one of the notes left in his car was a list of emergency contact numbers and another included messages to friends and loved ones.

A source close to Scott told ABC News the director had inoperable brain cancer, but it was not confirmed if and when Scott was diagnosed with cancer.

The British-born Scott also directed Hollywood blockbusters "Days of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop II."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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