Robin Williams’ cause of death was revealed during a press conference today. 

The legendary actor apparently died of asphyxia due to hanging, Marin Country Sheriff’s Lt. Keith Boyd has said. 

The final cause will not be certified for several weeks, said Boyd, who is also the county’s Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner. 

Chemical substances were found in his system at the time of his passing, and toxicology results will also not be available for apprx. 2-6 weeks while testing is being performed. 

Police have explained that the investigation is still active


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