Director Tony Scott cremated; scholarship created

Director Tony Scott cremated; scholarship created

August 28th, 2012 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

In this Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, director Tony Scott arrives at the premiere of "Unstoppable" in Los Angeles. After his death on Aug. 19, 2012, Scott's family established a scholarship through the American Film Institute to benefit aspiring directors. The filmmaker's death certificate, released Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 states his body was cremated and his ashes will remain at the house he shared with his wife, Donna Wilson Scott, and their twin sons. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, File)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tony Scott has been cremated, and his widow will keep his remains at their Los Angeles-area home.

The information is included on Scott's death certificate, which was released Monday.

The document doesn't include a formal determination of Scott's cause of death. Coroner's officials expect it will take several weeks to finalize their investigation, but they are treating his case as a probable suicide.

The "Top Gun" director jumped from a bridge into the Los Angeles Harbor on Aug. 19. Family and close friends gathered over the weekend to honor the British-born director at a private memorial.

His family also announced Monday that they have created a memorial scholarship at the American Film Institute to help future filmmakers and honor his creative legacy.

The last film Scott directed was 2010's "Unstoppable."