Robin Williams dead; friends ‘devastated’


Comedic actor <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/11/showbiz/robin-williams-dead/index.html?hpt=hp_t1' target='_blank'>Robin Williams</a> died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63.

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams apparently took his own life at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63.

“He has been battling severe depression of late,” his media representative Mara Buxbaum told CNN. “This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”

Coroner investigators suspect “the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia,” according to a statement from the Marin County, California, Sheriff’s Office.

Williams married graphic designer Susan Schneider in Napa Valley, California, ceremony in October 2011. Schneider sent a written statement to CNN through the representative.

“This morning, I lost my husband

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