August 12, 2014 – Robin Williams Commits Suicide By Hanging – Police Contradicts Coroner Report
Police officials in California have released a contradictory report as to how Hollywood actor Robin Williams killed himself.
Yesterday, a coroner said the actor died of apparent suicide by Asphyxiation but today police said First Responders found a belt around his neck with his wrist slightly cut.
Lieutenant Keith Boyd of the Marin County Sheriff’s Office said he was found “in a seated position unresponsive with a belt secured around his neck with the other end of the belt wedged between the clothes closet door and the door frame.”
“Mr. Williams, at that time, was cool to the touch with rigor mortis present in his body,” he told reporters, adding that the inside of his left wrist bore signs of having been cut
Robin was last seen alive on Sunday with his wife.
His wife left him at home yesterday assuming he was still sleeping before being informed that her hubby has killed himself.
No suicide note was found at the murder scene.
Read what police said about his death yesterday:
An investigation into the cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is currently underway by the Investigations and Coroner Division s of the Sheriff’s Office. Preliminary information developed during the investigation indicates Mr. Williams was last seen alive at his residence, where he resides with his wife, at approximately 10:00 pm on August 10, 2014. Mr. Williams was located this morning shortly before the 9-1-1 call was placed to Marin County Communications. 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. A forensic examination is currently scheduled for August 12, 2014 with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted.
May his soul rest in peace.