Actor Robin Williams dies at 63; suspected of committing suicide

Actor Robin Williams dies at
63; suspected of committing


Legendary Hollywood actor and
comedian Robin Williams has died
at age 63. He was found dead today
Monday August 11th in his home in
Tiburon California. Police suspect
he committed suicide by
asphyxiation. His publicist said he
had been battling severe depression
for a while. Read the statement from
Police in Marin County, Calif
On August 11, 2014, at
approximately 11:55 a.m, Marin
County Communications
received a 9-1-1 telephone call
reporting a male adult had
been located unconscious and
not breathing inside his
residence in unincorporated
Tiburon, CA. The Sheriff’s
Office, as well as the Tiburon
Fire Department and Southern
Marin Fire Protection District
were dispatched to the incident
with emergency personnel
arriving on scene at 12:00 pm.
The male subject, pronounced
deceased at 12:02 pm has been
identified as Robin McLaurin
Williams, a 63-year-old
resident of unincorporated
Tiburon, CA.” Continue..
An investigation into the
cause, manner, and
circumstances of the death is
currently underway by the
Investigations and Coroner
Division s of the Sheriff’s
Office. Preliminary information
developed during the
investigation indicates Mr.
Williams was last seen alive at
his residence, where he resides
with his wife, at approximately
10:00 pm on August 10, 2014.
Mr. Williams was located this
morning shortly before the
9-1-1 call was placed to Marin
County Communications. At
this time, the Sheriff’s Office
Coroner Division suspects the
death to be a suicide due to
asphyxia, but a comprehensive
investigation must be
completed before a final
determination is made. A
forensic examination is
currently scheduled for August
12, 2014 with subsequent
toxicology testing to be
His wife, Susan Schneider, said:
“This morning, I lost my
husband and my best friend,
while the world lost one of its
most beloved artists and
beautiful human beings. I am
utterly heartbroken. On behalf
of Robin’s family, we are
asking for privacy during our
time of profound grief. As he is
remembered, it is our hope the
focus will not be on Robin’s
death, but on the countless
moments of joy and laughter he
gave to millions.”