Robin Williams' Autopsy Found No Illegal Drugs or Alcohol


Today the Marin County Coroner released the final results of Robin Williams’ autopsy, stating the actor did not have alcohol or illegal drugs in his system when he committed suicide on Aug. 11.

“Toxicological evaluation revealed the absence of alcohol or illicit drug,” says the report. They did find that Williams had taken prescription medications, but in “therapeutic concentrations.”

His death has officially been ruled as a suicide that resulted from asphyxia due to hanging.

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According to his wife, the actor and comedian had been battling depression for years and was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease when he died. She last saw him alive on August 1o. The next morning the actor was found dead in his bedroom by his personal assistant, who became concerned when he did not respond to knocks on the door.

The results come on the same day that one of Williams’ final movies, “Merry Friggin’ Christmas” was released.

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