Dana Carvey‘s eldest son, Dex Carvey, died on Wednesday (November 15th) at the age of 32. The Wayne’s World actor and his wife, Paula Zwagerman, announced the news via Instagram on Thursday (November 16th).
“Last night we suffered a terrible tragedy,” the pair wrote in a joint statement, revealing that their son died from “an accidental drug overdose.” The couple added that Dex “was a beautiful person,” and that they “will miss him forever.”
“To anyone struggling with addiction or who loves someone struggling with addiction, you are in our hearts and prayers,” Dana and Paula wrote.
Dana later shared a photo of Dex to Instagram and wrote in the caption, “F— the tabloids. This is my boy.”