Comic Robin Williams was found dead Monday in his bedroom, clothed, according to the Marin County Coroner, who released more details of his death Tuesday.
Williams was in a seated position, slightly suspended above a chair. He had with a leather belt around his neck, with one end wedged between a closet door and door frame, when he was discovered, according to the report.
Williams was found dead at his home in central California around noon Monday. He was 63.
He was last seen alive Sunday around 10:30 p.m. by his wife, who slept in a separate room. She left the house around 10:30 a.m. Monday. Williams' personal assistant became concerned that Robin was still in his room and went in about 11:55 a.m. When she found him, she called 911.
The coroner said he was cold to the touch and rigor mortis had started to set in.
Outpourings of grief and loss are being expressed for the man who made people laugh during their darkest hours.