An investigation is underway into the death of actor Robin Williams, believed to have been a suicide, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office. In a statement, the office said:
An investigation into the cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is currently underway by the Investigations and Coroner Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office.
At this time, the Sheriff’s Office Coroner Division suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed 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.