Billy Crystal (bottom right) takes the stage to pay tribute to the late Robin Williams, shown on a large screen, during the 66th Prime time Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on August 25, 2014. Photo: Reuters

After Robin Williams committed suicide, hundreds likely copied him, study suggests

There was a spike in the US suicide rate of almost 10 per cent after the actor’s death – and the increase was even higher among men and those who suffocated themselves like Williams

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Billy Crystal (bottom right) takes the stage to pay tribute to the late Robin Williams, shown on a large screen, during the 66th Prime time Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on August 25, 2014. Photo: Reuters
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