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Robin Williams' death ruled suicide by coroner

The coroner’s report revealed Williams had no alcohol or drugs — other than those found in “therapeutic concentrations” — in his system at the time of his death.

By Danielle Haynes
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Robin Williams' death ruled suicide by coroner
American actor Robin Williams attends the premiere of "Happy Feet Two" at Empire, Leicester Square in London on November 20, 2011. UPI/Rune Hellestad | License Photo

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Robin Williams's death was officially ruled a suicide in the Marin County, Calif., coroner's report released Friday.

The comedian died the morning of Aug. 11 in his home of suicide by hanging. He was found hanging from a belt in a closet doorway in his Tiburon, Calif., home. He also had cuts on his wrist.

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The coroner's report revealed Williams had no alcohol or drugs — other than those found in "therapeutic concentrations" — in his system at the time of his death.

Williams' wife, Susan Schneider revealed after his death that he had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A pathology report released Friday confirmed the diagnosis.

He had antidepressants — he had severe depression for years — caffeine and levodopa to treat Parkinson's disease in his system.

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