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Comedy great Robin Williams hanged himself at home

A woman takes a picture of a mural depicting late actor Robin Williams in Belgrade, August 13, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A woman takes a picture of a mural depicting late actor Robin Williams in Belgrade, August 13, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

A woman takes a picture of a mural depicting late actor Robin Williams in Belgrade, August 13, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Cast member Robin Williams speaks at a panel for the television series "The Crazy Ones" during the CBS portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California July 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Cast member Robin Williams speaks at a panel for the television series "The Crazy Ones" during the CBS portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Cast member Robin Williams speaks at a panel for the television series "The Crazy Ones" during the CBS portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Flowers are seen on the late Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Flowers are seen on the late Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Flowers are seen on the late Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A woman places flowers and a card outside the home of actor Robin Williams in Tiburon, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

A woman places flowers and a card outside the home of actor Robin Williams in Tiburon, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

A woman places flowers and a card outside the home of actor Robin Williams in Tiburon, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
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People photograph the late Robin Williams' hand and footprints at Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People photograph the late Robin Williams' hand and footprints at Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

People photograph the late Robin Williams' hand and footprints at Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Flowers are seen on the late Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Flowers are seen on the late Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Flowers are seen on the late Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A woman adds her thoughts to the quotes and remembrances written on the sidewalk in memory of actor Robin Williams at the site of a scene in the movie "Good Will Hunting" in the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts August 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman adds her thoughts to the quotes and remembrances written on the sidewalk in memory of actor Robin Williams at the site of a scene in the movie "Good Will Hunting" in the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brian...more

A woman adds her thoughts to the quotes and remembrances written on the sidewalk in memory of actor Robin Williams at the site of a scene in the movie "Good Will Hunting" in the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Quotes and remembrances are written on the sidewalk in memory of actor Robin Williams at the site of a scene in the movie "Good Will Hunting" in the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts August 12, 2014.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Quotes and remembrances are written on the sidewalk in memory of actor Robin Williams at the site of a scene in the movie "Good Will Hunting" in the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Quotes and remembrances are written on the sidewalk in memory of actor Robin Williams at the site of a scene in the movie "Good Will Hunting" in the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Newspapers announcing the death of comedian Robin Williams are stacked on a newsstand in New York August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Newspapers announcing the death of comedian Robin Williams are stacked on a newsstand in New York August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Newspapers announcing the death of comedian Robin Williams are stacked on a newsstand in New York August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A woman looks at magazines just past newspapers announcing the death of comedian Robin Williams in New York August 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman looks at magazines just past newspapers announcing the death of comedian Robin Williams in New York August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman looks at magazines just past newspapers announcing the death of comedian Robin Williams in New York August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Actor Robin Williams sings at the "Idol Gives Back" show at the Kodak theatre in Hollywood, California in this file picture taken April 6, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Actor Robin Williams sings at the "Idol Gives Back" show at the Kodak theatre in Hollywood, California in this file picture taken April 6, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Actor Robin Williams sings at the "Idol Gives Back" show at the Kodak theatre in Hollywood, California in this file picture taken April 6, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Actress Pam Dawber (L) shares a laugh with actor Robin Williams as they pose for photographers before the annual American Museum of the Moving Image Tribute dinner in New York in this February 23, 1995 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Christensen/Files

Actress Pam Dawber (L) shares a laugh with actor Robin Williams as they pose for photographers before the annual American Museum of the Moving Image Tribute dinner in New York in this February 23, 1995 file photo. REUTERS/Jeff Christensen/Files

Actress Pam Dawber (L) shares a laugh with actor Robin Williams as they pose for photographers before the annual American Museum of the Moving Image Tribute dinner in New York in this February 23, 1995 file photo. REUTERS/Jeff Christensen/Files
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Actor Robin Williams arrives for the European premiere of "Happy Feet " at the Empire cinema in London in this file picture taken November 26, 2006.  REUTERS/Luke Macgregor/Files

Actor Robin Williams arrives for the European premiere of "Happy Feet " at the Empire cinema in London in this file picture taken November 26, 2006. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor/Files

Actor Robin Williams arrives for the European premiere of "Happy Feet " at the Empire cinema in London in this file picture taken November 26, 2006. REUTERS/Luke Macgregor/Files
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