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Melissa Etheridge son Beckett dead at 21 of an opioid overdose



-Singer Melissa Etheridge confirmed the cause of death of her 21 year old son to "People"

-EtheridgeToday I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction. My son Beckett, who was just 21, struggled to overcome addiction and finally succumbed to it today. He will missed by those who loved him, his family and friends.My heart is broken. I am grateful for those who have reached out with condolences and I feel their love and sincere grief. We struggle with what else we could have done to save him, and in the end we know he is out of pain now."

-The death was first reported by Etheridge's team on Twitter. " We're sad to inform you that Melissa's son Beckett passed away and there will not be a concerts from home show today." Etheridge had been performing concerts on "Facebook"

-Etheridge shared Beckett with partner Julie Cypher, along with daughter Bailey, now 23. The father was revealed to be David Crosby, who had his own addiction issues, on the cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine.

-Etheridge also shared 13 year old twins with " L word" actress Tammy Lynn Michaels.

-If You or someone you know is struggling with addiction contact SAMHSA substance abuse hotline at 1-800-662-Help.

Source:https://twitter.com/people/status/1260733874985930752



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Tags: death, lgbtq / rights, music / musician
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