NEWS: Actor Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide: sheriff
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[August 11, 2014]
(Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor and
comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent
suicide at his home in Northern California, Marin County Sheriff's
Office said. He was 63.
The sheriff's coroner's division said it suspects the death was a
suicide due to asphyxia, but the cause of death is still under
Last month, the "Good Will Hunting" actor, who has struggled with
addiction in the past, entered a Minnesota rehabilitation center to
help him maintain sobriety.
His representatives at the time said Williams was not using drugs or
alcohol but had gone to the center to "fine-tune and focus" his
sobriety after working a longer-than-usual schedule.
(Reporting by Eric Kelsey; Editing by Mary Milliken and Ken Wills)
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