Tyler Lambert Suicide – Dana Plato Son Commits Suicide

Tyler Lambert and Dana Plato

Diff’rent Strokes star Dana Plato’s son, Tyler Lambert, has been reported to have committed suicide. Dana Plato died in 1999 of prescription pill overdose. Tyler Lambert had long struggled with his mother’s premature death at age 36.

People reported that Lambert died of a gunshot wound to the head on May 6. At the time, Richardson claims, he had been experimenting with drugs and alcohol, a factor believed to have contributed directly to his death. Tyler Lambert was 25.