Dana Plato’s Son Commits Suicide


The sadness of Diff’rent Strokes star Dana Plato’s long battle with depression and drugs has resurfaced in the death of her son.  According to People magazine, Tyler Lambert, 25,  allegedly took a gun and shot himself in the head.  His grandmother, Joni Richardson, is devastated because they put their lives around him and provided a true support system. 

Lambert was a photographer and amateur songwriter who had a lot of potential, according to his grandmother.  He had a life ahead of him, but no one could understand him and how much he yearned to be near his mother.  He really wanted her closer to him.  He found her in a mobile home where she had overdosed.

Read more here about the tragedy this family has experienced.

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