More updates on the death of comedian, Robin Williams, unfold and it is now been confirmed that he tried to slit his wrist with a pocket knife in his first attempt at suicide. When he failed because it only left "acute superficial cuts".

After knocking at the door many times, Robin's personal assistant became concerned and entered the house where she found Robin hung from a belt around his neck from the closet door to the door frame.

The actor was in a Minnesota rehab facility last month for depression. Some say the treatment was too late for Robin, who had suffered depression for many years.

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