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Michael Landon's son found dead in West Hollywood

May 11, 2009 |  5:19 pm

The son of "Bonanza" and "Little House on the Prarie" actor Michael Landon was found dead inside his West Hollywood home this afternoon, authorities said.

Mark Landon, 60, was found about noon in the 1300 block of Sweetzer Avenue.

 The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident, but a spokeswoman said there was no evidence of foul play.

Michael Landon died in 1991 of cancer.

--Richard Winton