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Radio Star Delilah Taking Leave Of Absence Following Tragic Suicide Of Son

Her son Zachariah had been ‘battling depression for some time’ she said.

Just five years after the tragic death of her son Sammy to sickle cell anemia, radio star Delilah has suffered another loss—this time her 18-year-old son Zachariah.

On Saturday, the popular romance radio host took to her facebook page to announce that her son Zachariah had committed suicide.

“ He was being treated, counseled, and embraced fiercely by family and friends while battling depression for some time now,” she wrote.

Immediately following the post, Dellilah received an outpouring of condolences from more than 100,000 followers.

The mother of 13 wrote that she plans to be out of the public eye during this difficult time.

“ I will be absent from the radio and on social media for a time as I grieve and try to process this loss with my family”

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