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Andrew Koenig Took Own Life: Dad

Walter Koenig, friends found actor's body in Vancouver park
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 25, 2010 7:38 PM CST

(Newser) – Andrew Koenig committed suicide, said the actor’s father, who, along with a number of the 41-year-old’s friends, found Koenig’s body in a Vancouver park. Andrew Koenig played Richard “Boner” Stabone on the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains. Father Walter Koenig, who played Chekhov on the original Star Trek, addressed the media today in Vancouver.


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“What you can learn from this ... is that there are people out there who really, really care,” Walter said in addressing those contemplating the same actions his son took. “Before you make that final decision ... talk to somebody.” Vancouver police said they would not immediately release the cause of death, TMZ reports, citing the situation’s sensitive nature.
(Read more Andrew Koenig stories.)

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