Actor Robin Williams has been found dead at age 63, the Marin County County Sheriff’s office confirmed on Monday evening. Cause of death is suspected to be suicide.
Williams was an Oscar-winning comedic actor known for his roles in “Good Will Hunting,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Good Morning Vietnam” and many more.
More to come — here’s the full release from the Marin County office:
On August 11, 2014, at approximately 11:55 am, 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.
An investigation into the cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is currently underway by the Investigations and Coroner Divisions 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 asuicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.
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