Lee Thompson Young Dead at 29; Starred on Disney Channel’s Jett Jackson, Rizzoli & Isles

Justin Burnell:

Such a sad tragedy. My heart is broken. He was a good actor on my favorite two shows “The Famous Jett Jackson” and “Rizzoli & Isles”. I’m gonna miss him. Gone but not forgotten.

Originally posted on TVLine:

Lee Thompson Young Dead at Age 29Disney Channel star turned Rizzoli & Isles cast member Lee Thompson Young was found dead at his Los Angeles apartment on Monday morning.

Per TMZ, which was first to report on the tragedy, the 29-year-old actor suffered a fatal gunshot wound that appeared to be self-inflicted.

ABC News has since confirmed Young’s death.

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Production on the back half of Rizzoli’s current season was suspended Monday and possibly will take a short hiatus. A statement from TNT, Warner Bros. TV and Rizzoli & Isles EP Janet Tamaro reads as follows:

Everyone at Rizzoli & Isles is devastated by the news of the passing of Lee Thompson Young. We are beyond heartbroken at the loss of this sweet, gentle, good-hearted, intelligent man. He was truly a member of our family. Lee will be cherished and remembered by all who knew…

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