Posted: Aug 11, 2014 7:00 PM EDTUpdated: Aug 11, 2014 7:45 PM EDT
TIBURON,CALIF-Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead in his California home around 11:55 a.m. on Monday.
According to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, a 9-1-1 call was received, which reported a male was found unconscious and not breathing inside his residence in unincorporated Tiburon, Calif.
Police say the male was pronounced deceased at 12:02 p.m. According to authorities, the male has been identified as actor Robin McLaurin Williams, 63.
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 Williams was last seen alive at his residence, where he resides with his wife, at approximately 10:00 p.m. on August 10th.
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 12th with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted.
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