And even then, I don't think losing the ability to talk can stop him giving information, he can still write and type, surely? If Stephen Hawking can still communicate, he'll be able to as long as he's not brain damaged or stuck in a coma
Well, that's the thing, isn't it???
Shot in the neck...and found "covered in blood"...I wonder if the blood supply to the brain was halted/impaired and for how long...