Because Williams had battled depression, drug abuse and alcoholism — and had again checked into the Hazelden rehabilitation facility just weeks before his death — it was widely speculated that his depression led him to suicide. His publicist told the media Williams had been battling “severe depression” before his death.
Robin’s wife had told authorities shortly after his death he had been complaining about the meds and the way they made him feel.Sources connected with the Williams family tell TMZ … Lewy Body Dementia was the “key factor” they believe drove him to kill himself. We’re told Robin’s doctors agree that the disease was the critical factor leading to his suicide.
Just this spring, the public learned the late Casey Kasem was suffering from Lewy body dementia after the Top 40 king went missing.