Ex-Disney Star Lee Thompson Dead In Apparent Suicide
Ex-Disney actor Lee Thompson Young is dead in what appears to be a suicide.
According to reports, Thompson’s body was discovered this morning with a single gunshot wound that police suspect to be self inflicted.
He was 29 at the time of his death.
Lee Thompson Young played the main character on Disney’s “The Famous Jett Jackson.”
“It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning,” Lee’s publicist told TMZ. “Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed.”
Lee Thompson Young also appeared in TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles.”