Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams has died. He was 63. He died of apparent suicide. The 911 phone call came in just before noon on Monday. Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself inside his home … sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ. Sources say the family has heard nothing about a suicide note and it appears the comedian did not leave one.
We’re told Robin hung himself inside the main house … not the garage
His publicist issued the following statement:
“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 Marin County Coroner’s office issued a press statement that the Sheriff’s office suspects the death to be “suicide due to asphyxia.”