Robin Williams Autopsy Report Says Actor Was Sober When He Took His Own Life

SAN RAFAEL (KRON) — Actor and comedian Robin Williams was not drunk or on illicit drugs when he took his own life in August, the Marin County Coroner says.

A summary of the autopy report, released Friday by the Marin County Sheriff’s office, says Williams’ cause of death was “Asphyxia due to hanging” and the manner of death is “suicide”

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Williams was found in his Tiburon home late in the morning of August 11. The report says he was pronounced dead as 12:02 p.m. the same day.

“Toxicological evaluation revealed the absence of alcohol or illicit drug,” the report reads. “Prescription medications were detected in therapeutic concentrations.”

Williams remains were reportedly cremated and the ashes scattered into San Francisco Bay.

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