Robin Williams has been found dead in his Northern California home, officials confirmed. While a full screening has not yet been completed, local authorities are calling it an apparent suicide by asphyxiation. Williams had been battling depression and struggling with sobriety, last going through rehab in 2006.
“Robin Williams passed away this morning,” his rep confirmed to E! News. “He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”