Dana Plato’s Son Tyler Lambert Commits Suicide

May 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
tylerOklahoma, May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the recent reports Tyler Lambert, the 25-year-old son of the “Diff’rent Strokes” famed actress Dana Plato had committed suicide on May 6. The news of the death of Tyler Lambert has been confirmed to media sources by the grandmother of the deceased, Joni Richardson who had also to endure the death of her daughter-in-law Dana Plato around this time of year eleven years ago. The death of her young grandson has left Joni Richardson shocked and devastated.

As per the reports, the Oklahoma office of the Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed to a media source that Tyler Lambert died after a self-inflicted gunshot wound on his head. The reports of the toxicology tests are still awaited and it could be only confirmed after examining the test results that whether he committed the suicide under the influence of any particular drug or not. However, Joni Richardson has revealed to a media source that Tyler Lambert was suffering from a substance abuse and that he was experimenting with different kinds of drugs and alcohol. She has said reportedly that she believes that those drugs have contributed to the death of Tyler Lambert.

Joni Richardson has said to media sources that it is a shame that a talented human being like Tyler Lambert would end up taking his own life. She added that her grandson had all the opportunities to shine in this world and that the family is still unable to fathom the reason of his committing suicide. Tyler Lambert was just 14 years old when his mother Dana Plato died at the age of 34 from a prescription drug overdose.

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