Actor-Comedian Williams was found dead inside his home north of San Francisco at 11:55 Monday morning according to the Marin County Sheriff's Dept. The Coroner believes the preliminary cause of death to be suicide due to asphyxia.
According to the coroner at the Marin County Sheriff's Office, they received a 9-1-1 call reporting a male adult had been located unconscious and not breathing inside his residence in Tiburon, California. Fire and police were dispatched to the home, and he was pronounced dead at 12:02pm.
An investigation is currently underway. Preliminary info suggests that he was last seen alive at his home, where he resides with his wife, at 10:00pm the night before.
As of now, the coroner suspects the death to be suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before the final determination is made. A forensic exam is scheduled for Tuesday with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted.