SAN FRANCISCO, California.- At approximately 11:55 am, 911 received a call reporting that an adult was found unconscious and not breathing inside a residence in Tiburon, CA
The man in question was pronounced dead at 12:02 pm on August 11, 2014 and identified as Robin McLaurin Williams, 63-year-old resident of Tiburon, California.
There is still an investigation into the cause and circumstances of his death. Early research suggests that Robin Williams was last seen alive on 8/10 at 10pm at his home where he lived with his wife. The sheriff suspected suicide due to asphyxia.
PRESS RELEASEMarin County Sheriff’s Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lt. Keith Boyd
Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner
August 11, 2014
Investigation into Death of Robin Williams
On August 11, 2014, at approximately 11:55 am, Marin County Communications
received a 9-1-1 telephone call reporting a male adult had been located unconscious
and not breathing inside his residence in unincorporated Tiburon, CA. The Sheriff’s
Office, as well as the Tiburon Fire Department and Southern Marin Fire Protection
District were dispatched to the incident with emergency personnel arriving on scene at
12:00 pm. The male subject, pronounced deceased at 12:02 pm has been identified as
Robin McLaurin Williams, a 63 year old resident of unincorporated Tiburon, CA.
An investigation into the cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is currently
underway by the Investigations and Coroner Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office.
Preliminary information developed during the investigation indicates Mr. Williams was
last seen alive at his residence, where he resides with his wife, at approximately 10:00
pm on August 10, 2014. Mr. Williams was located this morning shortly before the 9-1-1
call was placed to Marin County Communications. 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.
A forensic examination is currently scheduled for August 12, 2014 with subsequent
toxicology testing to be conducted.
Media inquiries should be directed to Lt. Keith Boyd at 415-827-8202 or