More details have emerged surrounding the ‘General Hospital’ star’s sudden death Tyler Christopher …it was a friend who discovered the actor dead in his house.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ officers responded to Christopher’s San Diego apartment around 9:30 Tuesday morning. We’re told a friend went to check on Tyler after he couldn’t get in touch.
Our sources say the friend was able to gain access to Tyler’s locked apartment using a key he had previously received from the actor.
Once inside, we’re told the friend found Tyler deceased in his bedroom and called 911. According to our sources, it appeared he had been dead for some time.
As we reported, Tyler’s ‘General Hospital’ costar, Maurice Bernardbroke the news of the death of actor On Thursday, he wrote “a truly talented individual who lit up the screen in every scene he performed and who enjoyed bringing joy to his loyal fans through his acting.”
Maurice added, “Tyler was a kind soul and a wonderful friend to all who knew him. Tyler was an advocate for better mental health and substance use treatment who spoke openly about his struggles with bipolar depression and alcohol.”
Tyler was best known for his work on ‘General Hospital’ (1,153 episodes from 1996 to 2016) and for his role as Stefan DiMera on ‘Days of our Lives’.