According to a new report from CNN, very famous comedian/actor, Robin Williams (left), was found dead in his Northern California home earlier today, August 11th. The law enforcement officials are claiming that Robin took his own life due to depression. Robin’s media representative told the press: “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 coroner investigators suspect “the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia,” according to a statement from the Marin County, California, Sheriff’s Office. Robin was married to graphic designer ,Susan Schneider, in Napa Valley, California in October 2011. Schneider sent a written statement to CNN through the representative.
It reads like this: “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I 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.” Robin Williams was 63 years old. Stay tuned.