Actor and comedian Robin Williams found dead at his home on Monday, August 11, 2014. The cause of his death is suspected to be suicide according to initial investigation.
— CNN (@CNN) August 11, 2014
“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,” CNN wrote in their report. Read details of the initial investigation here.
In a statement given by Mara Buxbaum to CNN, Williams’ publicist told that “the actor is battling severe depression.”
Robin Williams is known for his movies including Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Will Hunting, Jumanji, The World According to Garp, Dead Poets Society and more. He earned multiple Academy, Golden Globe, and Grammy award for his works in film and television.
He is married to Susan Schneider. Williams died at age of 63.