Robin Williams passes away

We are sad to report that well-known actor and comedian Robin Williams has died Ulsan University Hospital Download. He was found lying unconscious in his home in Tiburon, California around 11:55am, and at 12:02pm he was declared dead. The cause of his death is still inconclusive, but the coroners suspect his death to be a suicide. According to them it was death by asphyxiation, but a comprehensive evaluation is needed to confirm the real cause. The local law enforcement will also investigate the cause of his death.

Williams has had a history of health concerns starting with his addiction to alcohol and cocaine. He battled with his addiction for many years before attending a rehab and sobering up, something he was incredibly proud of. In March 2009, Williams had heart troubles and needed surgery to replace his aortic valve. According to his publicist, he was battling with severe depression – an emotional health condition that may increase the risk of suicide. However, his alleged depression has yet to be confirmed as well.

Though the cause of death is still uncertain, what is certain is that his family has lost a loving and caring father and we’ve all lost a terrific actor and comedian.

Depression is a very real condition, and it affects more people than you might think. If you’d like to learn more about depression, take a look at these articles.

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Source: The Guardian