Robin Williams Dead Of Apparent Suicide [VIDEO]
Legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams died on Monday, a suspected suicide. He was 63. At 11:55 a.m., the Marin County Communications department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a male adult was found in his residence unconscious and not breathing.
His wife, Susan Schneider, issued the following statement:
”This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beingsI 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.”
Williams, who most recently starred in the CBS comedy “The Crazy Ones,” had recently entered rehab in July, though it was reported at the time that he had entered the Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota in order to maintain his long-term sobriety. Its been reported that Williams had also been battling severe depression.
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. Williams was reportedly last seen alive at his residence in Tiburon, CA at approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday evening.