Actor Robin Williams passed away at his Northern California home on Monday morning of an apparent suicide. Williams was 63-years-old.
The assistant chief deputy coroner of Marin County said in a statement that the division “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.” A forensic examination is scheduled for Tuesday with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted.
Williams’ publicist released the following statement:
“Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”
Williams, who won an Academy Award for Good Will Hunting, recently signed on to reprise his role as Mrs. Doubtfire in the sequel to the 90’s hit. Robin was also set to reprise his role in the third installment of Night at the Museum this December.
The actor’s wife, Susan Schneider also released a statement on Monday expressing her devastation following the death of her husband.
“This morning I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. On behalf of Robin’s family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope that the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.”
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The Nerve! Rae Carruth’s Shocking Request Over Son He Tried To Kill Has Twitter Up In Arms
Rae Carruth has Twitter up in arms over his asinine request to gain custody of his 18-year-old son he tried to kill. Let’s first refresh your memory.
The former Carolina Panthers wide receiver was sentenced to 18 to 24 years behind bars in North Carolina for conspiracy to murder his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams.
In 2001, Carruth was found guilty of hiring Van Brett Watkins and Michael Kennedy to murder Adams two years prior. Watkins shot Adams multiple times and Kennedy was responsible for the getaway car.
Cherica, who was seven months pregnant, died one month after the shooting and her son survived. Unfortunately, due to complications, Chancellor Lee Adams was born prematurely and has sense battled cerebral palsy.
Now, almost 20 years following the egregious murder, Carruth is not only begging for forgiveness from the mother of Cherica, but he is also requesting full custody of Chancellor.
The former athlete wrote a 15-page letter to Saundra Adams apologizing for the murder of her daughter and accepted responsibility for planning out the attacks.
“I should be raising my son. His mother should be raising her son,” Carruth said during an interview with WBTV. “Ms. Adams should not be doing this and I want that responsibility back.”
He explained, “I feel like he might not ever have his mother in his life but he could still have me and I could still make a difference and I don’t think that’s anyone’s responsibility when I’m still here.”
In response to the lengthy letter, Adams told The Observer earlier this week that while she has forgiven Rae, she will not give up custody of her grandson, whom she has raised. “I’ve forgiven Rae already, but to have any type of relationship with him, there does have to be some repentance,” Adams said. “And I think this opens the door. But I can say definitively he’s not ever going to have custody of Chancellor.”
She added, “Chancellor will be raised either by me or, after I’m gone, by someone else who loves him and who knows him. He will never be raised by a stranger — someone he doesn’t know and who tried to kill him.”
Standing behind Saundra decision to sustain custody is folks on social media, who are disgusted by Rae’s request.
Rae is set to be released from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North Carolina, on October 22.
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