“Twilight” Actor Tyree Boyce And Nigerian Girlfriend Natalie Adepoju Died Of Drug Overdose
“Twilight” actor Gregory Tyree Boyce and his Nigerian girlfriend Natalie Adepoju died as a result of cocaine and fentanyl intoxication.
Boyce, 30, and Adepoju, 27, were found dead next inside the bedroom of their Las Vegas apartment by their roommate, Louis Ledbetter, on May 13. Officers that reported finding the couple lying naked next to a white powdery substance.
According to Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg on Monday, the couple died from the effects of cocaine and fentanyl intoxication, and their deaths were accidental.
Boyce is best remembered for his role in “Twilight” in which he played the character Tyler Crowley, a classmate of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) who nearly hits Swan with his van, only for her to be saved by vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson).
He also appeared in the film short “Apocalypse” in 2018.
When he turned 30 in December 2019, in a post on his Instagram page, Tyree Boyce reflected on life and said that he once thought he would never reach the age of 30:
“At one point I didn’t think I would make it to see 30 years old. Over the years like everyone else I have made mistakes along the way, but today is one of those days I only reflect on the great ones. What a time to be alive. Happy Dirty 30 self! Let’s make the rest of these years your best!”
He is survived by his mother and his 10-year-old daughter, Alaya.