Actor Robin Williams found dead

Robin Williams

Actor Robin Williams has been found dead at his home in California, police said.

Police said that Williams, 63, known for films such as 'Good Morning Vietnam' and 'Mrs Doubtfire', may have taken his own life.

In a statement, Marin County Sheriff’s Office said: “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.”

It added that an investigation into the “cause, manner, and circumstances of the death is currently underway”.