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‘Talladega Nights’ Star Tragically Dead at 28

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Actor Houston Tumlin, who as a boy starred in the NASCAR-themed film “Talladega Nights,” suffered from “years of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression” before taking his own life at age 28, he said. His mother said in a new statement. Reports

Timlin died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday, the Shelby County Coroner’s Office said, according to USA Today.

According to NBC News, Coroner Lena Evans said Tamlin’s girlfriend was at his Pelham, Alabama, home when his body was discovered.

Tamlin played Walker Bobby, the son of actor Wes Ferrell, in the film “Talladega Nights: The Ballad by Ricky Bobby”.

Tamlin’s mother, Michelle, said her son served in the military for about six years and was an E-4 specialist in the 101st Airborne Division, TMZ reported Sunday.

He said he worked hard on PTSD and depression.

He said Tamlin received Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal and World War on Terrorism Service Medal as well as his wings in air raid.

“Houston got a different set of wings,” he said.

“Houston Lee Tamlin is more than just a young actor from ‘Talladega Nights.’ “My beautiful boy brought joy to everyone he met and made them feel special. Houston has been fighting for many years, and we will continue to fight for it,” he said.

TMZ reported that Tamlin will have a military funeral.

Charity Robertson, who said she is Tamlin’s girlfriend, posted her thoughts on Facebook.

She posted, “I’ve never experienced trauma like this before. “I feel numb, I feel defeated, I feel…

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