Tyler Perry Neffe Hängt Sich Im Gefängnis Familie Verdächtig

Tyler Perry’s Nephew Dead from Suicide By Hanging in Prison, Family Suspicious

Tyler Perry‘s nephew appears to have killed himself behind bars — but the answer officials are giving the family doesn’t have them convinced it wasn’t foul play.

Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ … the filmmaker’s 26-year-old nephew, Gavin Porter, was found dead in his cell Tuesday night at a prison facility near St. Helena Parish in Louisiana. We’re told Gavin’s immediate family — which includes Tyler’s sister, who’s Gavin’s mom — was told by prison officials he had hanged himself with a bedsheet while in solitary confinement. MORE