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Robin Williams one of the worlds most loved actors and comedians has sadly died at the age of 63 in an apparent suicide.

Williams was found dead at his home following an emergency call Marin County Police have confirmed.

His publicist has confirmed he was battling severe depression. He has recently checked out of rehab.

He was well known for joking about his own struggle with drug and alcohol abuse.

Sadly Williams was discovered unconscious and not breathing at his home located near Tiburon, North San Francisco.

His death is believed to asphyxia.

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