Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:22
Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay
The cremated remains of Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead on August 1st after an apparent suicide, were spread in San Francisco Bay.
According to Williams' death certificate, published by the celebrity gossip site Radar Online, Williams was cremated on August 12th, one day after his personal assistant found him dead in his home in Marin County, near San Francisco.
A formal investigation is under way, but the local sheriff's office said all the evidence points to Williams having taken his own life by hanging himself with his belt.
Williams, an Oscar-winner and veteran of movies, stand-up shows and hit television series, was one of Hollywood's most popular entertainers and his death triggered an outpouring of emotion.