Actor Lee Thompson Young Commits Suicide At 29

Lee Thompson Young, star of Disney's "The Famous Jett Jackson" was found dead in his apartment. He was 29.

Lee Thompson Young, who appeared on the popular television program “Rizzoli & Isles,” was found dead this morning at the age of 29 from an apparent suicide.

Police confirmed that the young actor died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning,” said Young’s long-time manager Jonathan Baruch in a statement.

“Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed. We ask that you please respect the privacy of his family and friends as this very difficult time.”

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