Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby star Houston Tumlin, who played the son of Will Ferrell, died on the 23rd of March, as per the report by TMZ. He was 28 years of age.

He was born in Pell City, Alabama on December 27, 1992. The 2006 movie was his only one where he was credited for a role on IMDb. He graduated Victory Christian High School in 2011 and went on to serve in the Army’s 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, as a report by Alabama.com revealed.

Tumlin reportedly committed suicide, according to the report by TMZ. They were informed by Shelby County Coroner Linda Evans. 

Houston shot himself in the head inside his home in Pelham, Alabama around 4:30 p.m.

Tumlin is survived by his parents as well as his girlfriend. She was inside his house when he committed suicide. As per TMZ, Tumlin had returned from his tour in September 2019, after which he spent a lot of time doing odd jobs to get himself through in Alabama.

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Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/news correspondent from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017. While pursuing Master's in Mass Communication with a special interest in Advertising, his key areas of creativity lie in designing, content creation and creative storytelling as well as fictional writing. In his free time, he likes to create new riffs on his guitar, learning about whatever piques his interest, reading books ranging from philosophy to speculative sci-fi and enjoys watching anything HBO (Succession FTW).

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