Police in California have defended their decision to release details about how actor Robin Williams killed himself, saying state law required that they be disclosed to the public.
Marin County Sheriff's lieutenant Keith Boyd said the agency would have liked to withhold some of the information, but could not under the California Public Records Act.
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.