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Robin Williams has committed suicide, reported TMZ earlier today.

The comedian killed himself in Tiburon, in Northern California. According to TMZ … authorities found William’s body inside his home. They say he was found unresponsive. He was unconscious and not breathing and the coroner suspects suicide due to asphyxia. Williams was last seen alive at his house at 10 PM Sunday night. Robin went back to rehab last month to focus on his sobriety.It has been said alcohol was an issue.

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Williams struggled with cocaine and alcohol abuse in the early ’80s but was sober for 20 years.

Robin’s wife, Susan Schneider, says, “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken.”

“At this time, the Sheriff’s Office Coroner Division suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.”

In a statement, Williams’ publicist said the actor had been battling depression.

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“This is a tragic and sudden loss,” she said. “The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”

Williams, who first made his mark as a comedian, later took on dramatic roles in movies like “Dead Poets Society” and “Good Will Hunting,” for which he won an Oscar in 1998.

 Robin’s last tweet was on July 31 … wishing his daughter Zelda Rae a happy 25th birthday. He posted a #tbt instagram pic of himself holding her as a child.

Williams was 63.

 

See how Hollywood is mourning the loss of Williams on social media below