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We're still pretty worked up over the death of former Disney star Lee Thompson Young, as he had so much talent and sounded like a very passionate and caring person. We are so sad that he made the decision to take his own life.
According to the official death certificate that was just released, it was due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He used a handgun and did NOT leave a suicide note.
At 29 years old, it really doesn't matter how it happened, because it did happen: it was tragic no matter what was used.
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Even more heartbreaking news…
According to sources that were close to the recently deceased Lee Thompson Young, Lee had been suffering from depression in the weeks leading up to his apparent suicide that's shocked us all.
Apparently, Lee wasn't the partying or drinking type, as one source had this to say about the late Jett Jackson:
Following the horrible news of Lee Thompson Young's death yesterday, his TV show is now on an indefinite hiatus so that cast and crew members can grieve the 29-year-old's passing.
Young played Detective Barry Frost on the TNT series Rizzoli & Isles alongside Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander.
On Monday morning after Lee didn't show up to the set, producers called his landlord. He was later found dead in his apartment of an apparent self-inflicted gun shot wound.
Lee's long-time manager Jonathan Baruch confirmed the suicide in a statement, saying:
Lee Thompson Young was only 29!
This hurts our heart so much. The up-and-coming actor made his Hollywood debut on Disney's The Famous Jett Jackson, after which he sprang into the big screen with Friday Night Lights.
The star didn't show up to work this morning, when TNT's Rizzoli & Isles staffers thought it best to call his landlord (a piece of information that suggests his co-workers may have been suspect to whatever problems may be to blame).
When the landlord opened the door, there was Lee's dead body, inflicted with