BREAKING: Die-hard 49ers’ fan/actor Robin Williams dies at 63


The San Francisco 49ers and the entire world received horrible news today as die-hard 49ers fan and actor Robin Williams passed away. The local San Francisco resident was believed to have taken his own life due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.

Robin WilliamsA forensic examination is currently scheduled for August 12, 2014 with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted. Williams who often rooted for his hometown team, the 49ers will now be watching over them as they enter Levi’s Stadium. A great actor, Williams was best known for many films including his role in Patch Adams, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Birdcage, Good Will Hunting, and Aladdin.

May you rest in peace Robin Williams.

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