Ledger Tragedy to Hit Law & Order

Law & Order will borrow storyline
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 26, 2008 8:56 AM CST
Actor Ryan Locke will reportedly play the role of a male supermodel based on Heath Ledger in an upcoming Law & Order episode, the New York Post reports.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Heath Ledger’s death is set to provide Law & Order with another “ripped from the headlines” episode, the New York Post reports. An upcoming show about a male supermodel who “has a great career and gets all the ladies” is based on Ledger’s demise, say an insider. The character is found dead by friends the morning after drug-fueled sex with a stranger. Tune in to see if L&O also rules the death accidental.