A source close to the situation explained:
Robin Williams has died at the age of 63.
According to the Marin County Sheriff's Office Coroner Division, authorities are currently investigating his death, which is suspected to be a suicide due to asphyxia.
So sad. We are absolutely shocked to hear this.
“Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”
The late actor had checked into rehab back in July to focus on his sobriety.
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