Lee Thompson Young, the actor famous for his television work on Rizzoli & Isles and The Famous Jett Jackson, was found dead on Monday. The actor's cause of death and events leading to the discovery of his body on Monday (18th August) are being investigated by police and L.A. officials owing to the high-profile nature of the case.

Lee Thompson Young
Lee Thompson Young at a birthday celebration in L.A. in 2008. 

Young's body was found on Monday at his North Hollywood home after he failed to show up for work on Rizzoli & Isles. The cast and crew grew concerned about their colleague's whereabouts and contacted Young's landlord. The police were called and forcibly entered his apartment. According to a police spokeswoman, speaking to the Washington Post, he was declared dead by the L.A. Fire Department. 

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