According to the Marin County Coronor’s office, the veteran tv star and comedian died of “suicide due to asphyxia.” He was 63 years old.
“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,” the police said in a statement.
The police added, “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.”
Last month, Robin had checked into rehab to maintain his long-time sobriety.
His autopsy is scheduled to take place on Tuesday (August 12) at the Marin County Coroner’s Office in San Rafael, Calif.