Monday, August 11, 2014

Robin Williams Dies of Suspected Suicide [RIP]

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died at age 63, according to police in Marin County, Calif.  The full statement is below.
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.
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 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 conducted.
Sidebar: RIP Robin Williams. This is such sad news. Condolences to his family and friends. 

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