- SNL alum, 68, and wife Paula announced tragic news on Instagram Thursday
- They said that Dex ‘was a beautiful person’ who was a talented creator and good to family and friends
- The grieving parents said of their son, ‘We will miss him forever’
- Dex died Wednesday evening at his home in Los Angeles, as his girlfriend called emergency services around 10 p.m., police sources told TMZ Thursday
Dana Carvey on Thursday said his son comedian Dex Carvey has died at the age of 32 from an accidental drug overdose.
‘Last night we suffered a terrible tragedy,’ the SNL alum, 68, and his wife Paula said in a statement on Instagram. ‘Our beloved son, Dex, died of an accidental drug overdose. He was 32 years old.
‘Dex packed a lot into those 32 years. He was extremely talented at so many things – music, art, film making, comedy – and pursued all of them passionately.’
The couple continued: Dex ‘most of all, he loved his family, his friends and his girlfriend, Kaylee.
‘Dex was a beautiful person. His handmade birthday cards are a treasure. We will miss him forever.’
Details: Dana Carvey’s son, comedian Dex Carvey, has died at the age of 32 from an accidental drug overdose. Pictured last year onstage in Burbank, California
Dana Carvey was seen earlier this year at a Chris Rock show in LA
The SNL alum, 68, and his wife Paula issued a statement on Instagram Thursday
The statement concluded: ‘To anyone struggling with addiction or who loves someone struggling with addiction, you are in our hearts and prayers.’
Dex died Wednesday evening at his home in Los Angeles, as his girlfriend called emergency services around 10 p.m., police sources told TMZ Thursday.
Dex ‘was locked in a bathroom,’ law enforcement told the outlet, and ‘was unresponsive upon discovery.’
Police sources told TMZ that paramedics had attempted to revive Dex, who was subsequently ‘pronounced dead on the scene.’
An autopsy on Dex has been performed, but authorities have not determined his cause of death, as they’re waiting on the results from toxicology tests.