Sad news to report.
Actor Lee Thompson Young, best known for his role as Jett Jackson on the hit 90s Disney show, The Famous Jett Jackson has been found dead of an apparent suicide.
According to TMZ:
..Young’s body was discovered with a gun shot wound that appears to be self-inflicted.
Young currently appears in the TNT show “Rizzoli & Isles” — and we’re told when he didn’t show up to work this morning, staffers called the landlord of Young’s L.A. home to check up on the actor.
… when the landlord opened the door, he discovered Young’s body (….)
Lee was only 29 years old. His publicist released this statement early Monday afternoon:
It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning … Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed.
Rest in Peace…