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  • Dana Plato's Suicidal Son Tyler Lambert Was in 'Pure Hell'

    Posted May 20th 2010 at 04:00 PM by PopEater Staff

    'Diff'rent Strokes' star Dana Plato's suicide left her son in a world of "pure hell," which ended in his tragic May 6 gunshot suicide, his grandmother tells PEOPLE. Joni Richardson said her 25-year-old grandson (pictured above in 1999) struggled with drugs and alcohol for 10 years, desperately attempting to "drown out the pain." His mother took her life with prescription pills when he was jus...

  • Tyler Lambert, Son of Dana Plato, Commits Suicide

    Posted May 12th 2010 at 12:24 PM by PopEater Staff

    Tyler Lambert, son of 'Diff'rent Strokes' star Dana Plato, committed suicide on May 6, almost exactly 11 years after his mother ended her life. Lambert was 25. The Tulsa, Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner told PopEater that Lambert (pictured above in 1999) died from a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head. Toxicology tests are pending. Though the office had no more information ...

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