August 12, 2014 2:44 pm -

The Marin County coroner has determined how Robin Williams committed suicide.

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office did not return FOX411’s request seeking comment about how Williams died, but in their initial release about the death on Monday, stated the “Sheriff’s Office Coroner Division suspects [Williams’] death to be a suicide due to asphyxia.”

According to TMZ, the comedian’s family—which includes his third-wife Susan Schneider and his three children—has yet to receive information about a suicide note, and it appears the actor may not have left one.

The beloved “Mork and Mindy” star had been battling severe depression recently, said his rep Mara Buxbaum. Just last month, he announced he was returning to a 12-step treatment program he said he needed after 18 months of nonstop work. He had sought treatment in 2006 after a relapse following 20 years of sobriety.

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4 responses to Coroner: Robin Williams Cut Wrist, Hanged Himself

  1. Eric Trommater August 12th, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    “We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion.And medicine, law, business, engineering – these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love – these are what we stay alive for.” – Robin Williams.

  2. ray2hill August 12th, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    I thought about doing that but I didn’t want to leave a mess for someone else to clean up.

  3. pmichael August 12th, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    If we were to create a contest as to the world’s ‘happiest’ person – I’m pretty sure Robin would have received more than one nomination. Upon seeing his name in the list, he may have even won. His grin disappeared *only* when a part required it (Eisenhower). For me – “Dead Poets” – and the lessons of life within it – will forever be one of the best.
    There is a simple concept in life with which people sometimes have a great deal of trouble. It’s called “two things can be equally true.” A ‘war hero’ can also be a ‘child molester’ – a ‘sports hero’ can actually be an idiot – and someone who sings like an angel can actually be a filthy undesirable creature in private (your guesses on both sports and singers will probably be plentiful).
    Robin’s sad suicide certainly underlines this concept.

  4. fancypants August 12th, 2014 at 9:10 pm

    im going to hold my opinion on this and hope im wrong but if anyone can figure out what really happened to robin before his death ? its this commentator