TIBURON (CBS SF) — Actor Robin Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Tiburon home Monday, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities responded to a report of an unconscious man in a residence on Paradise Drive in Tiburon shortly before noon Monday.
Marin County Sheriff’s Deputies found the actor unconscious inside the home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings,” said Susan Schneider, Williams’ wife, according to CBS LA. “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.”
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