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Suicide

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  • Robin Williams' Autopsy to Take Place on Tuesday

    The autopsy for Robin Williams is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 12, following the comedic actor's death on Monday at the age of 63. It's set to take place at the Marin County Coroner's Office in San Rafael, Calif. While the cause of death is believed to be...
  • Robin Williams: Coroner to perform autopsy after suspected suicide

    An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Tuesday on Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comic legend who was found dead at his home in Marin County on Monday. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide, with...
  • Comic virtuoso Robin Williams dead at 63 from apparent suicide

    By Sarah McBride TIBURON, Calif., Aug 12 (Reuters) - Robin Williams, the versatile actor whose madcap comic style made him one of television and film's biggest stars, was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California....
  • ABC 7's Ryan Chiaverini records song to benefit suicide awareness

    ABC 7's Ryan Chiaverini records song to benefit suicide awareness
    Five years after losing his brother to suicide, Ryan Chiaverini is singing a happier tune  --  for a good cause. The co-host of WLS-Ch.7’s “Windy City Live” wrote and recorded an upbeat summer ode to Chicago, incorporating local...
  • An outpouring of grief -- and compassion -- for Robin Williams

    An outpouring of grief -- and compassion -- for Robin Williams
    When Robin Williams' death was announced Monday afternoon, the crush of letters that usually arrives after major news breaks took several hours to materialize. Perhaps the shock of losing such a seminal and beloved figure in entertainment so great that...
  • Robin Williams: See him as reason to live

    Robin Williams: See him as reason to live
    Robin Williams' death is prompting a discussion about depression and suicide that's unusual and welcome for the culture. Fans are heartbroken about his loss and fondly remember his long, varied career. But because of his stature as a beloved performer...
  • My friend Brandon is living proof that suicide is not inevitable

    My friend Brandon is living proof that suicide is not inevitable
    My friend Brandon Rohlwing was the first person I reached out to when I heard about Robin Williams. "I worry about the air of inevitability," I wrote to him last night. Tweets and status updates and obituaries — immediate, voluminous and,...
  • Robin Williams hanged himself in bedroom with a belt, sheriff says

    Robin Williams hanged himself in bedroom with a belt, sheriff says
    Actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself after first apparently trying to to slash one of his wrists, authorities said Tuesday. Marin County sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams hanged himself with a belt in his bedroom,...
  • MARIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICIAL SAYS WILL NOT DISCUSS POSSIBILITY OF SUICIDE NOTE

    MARIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICIAL SAYS WILL NOT DISCUSS POSSIBILITY OF SUICIDE NOTE
  • Robin Williams: Five performances to remember

    Robin Williams: Five performances to remember
    It wasn't his first film to do so, but the 1989 drama "Dead Poets Society" reminded millions that Robin Williams was an actor as well as a comic maelstrom as well as a star. The man introduced to those same millions a decade earlier in "Mork & Mindy"...
  • After Williams' death, a flood of calls to suicide-prevention organizations

    After Williams' death, a flood of calls to suicide-prevention organizations
    Local crisis organizations are seeing an increased volume of calls in the wake of Robin Williams’ apparent suicide Monday—and professionals are hoping the tragedy will help people talk frankly about suicide and mental illness. “It...