Comedian Robin Williams has died aged 63 from an apparent suicide, California's Sheriff Department has said.
The Sheriff's Office Coroner Division said it suspects Williams's death to be "a suicide due to asphyxia" but said a comprehensive investigation must take place before a final determination is made.
Robin Williams' daughter has left social media after receiving abusive messages in the wake of her father's death.
Radio station talkSPORT has apologised after presenter Alan Brazil said he lacked sympathy for actor Robin Williams, who took his own life.
He played a wide range of roles but Robin Williams captured the hearts of millions with his performances.