Actor Robin Williams Found Dead, CNN Reported

Published 08/11 2014 06:12PM

Updated 08/11 2014 06:24PM

Image of Robin Williams from cbs.com
Image of Robin Williams from cbs.com
NEW YORK, NY -- (CNN) -- Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63. Coroner investigators suspect "the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia," according to a statement from the Marin County, California, Sheriff's office.

"Robin Williams passed away this morning," his media representative Mara Buxbaum told CNN.

"He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time."

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