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Robin Williams death: Police confirm suicide

13 August 2014 Last updated at 07:45 BST

Police have confirmed that US actor and comedian Robin Williams took his own life at his California home.

The celebrated entertainer was last seen alive by his wife on Sunday evening, and was found dead at about noon on Monday.

Marin County Sheriff's Lt Keith Boyd said Williams, 63, had been treated for depression and killed himself by hanging.