According to his wife Millie Grimmett on the Grim Reaper's Facebook page
Jan 18 5:30am Yesterday Steve had his right leg removed from below the knee. The infection was so aggressive it spread from his toes to his knee over night. I've briefly spoken to him and he sounds in high spirits, laughing and joking. Hopefully he will start his journey home next week.
Jan 17 2017 6:30pm unfortunately the operation didn't work and steve is currently in the operating theatre having limbs removed. We don't know how much of the leg will need to be removed but Steve is very very ill. He has an aggressive infection that spread very quickly over night.
I am sorry to say the rest of the tour has been cancelled. I am hoping to fly out myself soon and stay with steve until he is ready to come home so I may meet some of you then.
But don't worry, the voice WILL be back.
Love and hugs. Millie 💋
Jan 17 2017 6:00am
Hi everyone. This is Steve's wife at Reaper HQ. As many of you know Steve was taken Ill at Saturday nights gig and he sung most of it sitting down. After the show Steve was taken to hospital where he had an operation to remove an infection from his foot and bones. He is still in hospital in Guayaquil but this is all I know right now. Once I have more information I will let you know. Thank you for all your support and kind words. It means a lot. Millie Grimmett
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