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iHeartRadio Call-In Host “Delilah” Abruptly Leaves Airwaves After Young Son Commits Suicide

iHeartRadio host, Delilah Rene, took to social media to tell listeners the sad news that her son, Zachariah, took his own life last week. Rene also said she plans to take a break from her nationally syndicated program to give her family time to grieve.

Rene, 57, posted a Facebook message to fans Saturday saying that her son killed himself Tuesday morning. She says Zachariah “was being treated, counseled, and embraced fiercely by family and friends while battling depression for some time now.” She says she’ll rely on her faith to get her through the grieving process while taking time off “to process this loss.”

The “Delilah” show is a mix of call-in requests and love songs that airs nightly on dozens of iHeartMedia stations around the U.S. source

Rene added a picture of her son with the post. She didn’t say how old he was.
The “Delilah” show is a mix of call-in requests and love songs that airs nightly on dozens of iHeartMedia stations around the U.S.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.