Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

Robin Williams' ashes have been scattered in San Francisco Bay following his suicide, according to the late comedian's death certificate.

Robin Williams was found dead at his California home last week. Credit: Reuters

The 63-year-old - who was suffering from severe depression and experiencing the early stages of Parkinson's disease - was found dead at his home in California last week.

His ashes were scattered on August 12, the day after his death, according to the document.

Williams' death sparked a global outpouring of grief, with President Obama and stars of Hollywood among those to pay tribute to the actor.