Lee Thompson Young dead of apparent suicide at age 29

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Lee Thompson Young, 29, actor from the TNT show Rizzoli & Isles, has died and officials believe it was suicide. TMZ reports that “Young’s body was discovered with a gun shot wound that appears to be self-inflicted.”

Young is also well-known for playing running back Chris Comer in the 2004 movie Friday Night Lights and for his role as The Famous Jett Jackson for Disney.

Young is the third young celebrity to have died in the past week joining Gia Allemand of The Bachelor and Lisa Robin Kelly of That 70’s Show.

Lee Thompson Young Ex-Disney Superstar DEAD, Possible Suicide [TMZ]