Producers of U.S. Tv cop drama Rizzoli & Isles are to address the death of castmember Lee Thompson Young in upcoming episodes.
The 29 year old committed suicide last August (13), and now his Tv colleagues will pay tribute in the first two shows of this summer's (14) season five.
Rizzoli & Isles star Angie Harmon shared the news on Twitter.com after the season four finale aired in America on Tuesday (18Mar14), writing, "Hope you enjoyed (Rizzoli & Isles) season 4 finale. Season 5 eps (sic) 1&2 address our beloved Lee w/ (with) love, honour & respect."
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Former Disney child star Lee Thompson Young was suffering from bipolar disorder before he committed suicide in August (13), according to a coroner's report.
The body of The Famous Jett Jackson star was discovered at his Los Angeles apartment. He was 29. Officials ruled he had taken his own life by shooting himself in the head with a handgun, and now a report from the Los Angeles County Coroner claims the actor he had a history of mental health issues.
In the report, one witness statement reveals Young had "a history of bipolar disorder". The documents add, "He was known to take his medications as prescribed. He is a social drinker and denies any narcotic abuse. (Witness) last spoke with him Wednesday, 08/14/2013 and he appeared to be okay. She is not aware of any financial problems and denies suicidal threats or attempts."
Former Disney child star Lee Thompson Young died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, coroners have ruled.
The body of The Famous Jett Jackson star was discovered at his Los Angeles apartment on 19 August (13) and his manager previously claimed the 29 year old had committed suicide.
Now authorities have confirmed the tragic news on his death certificate, which states that Young used a handgun to take his own life.
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The funeral of former child star Lee Thompson Young will be held on the Paramount Pictures lot, where he filmed episodes of U.S. Tv cop drama Rizzoli & Isles.
The body of the former Disney star was discovered at his Los Angeles apartment on Monday (19Aug13) and his manager has stated the actor committed suicide.
Young's memorial service at Paramount is scheduled to take place on Friday afternoon (23Aug13), according to Tmz.com.
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Former child actor Ryan Sommers Baum has paid tribute to his former The Famous Jett Jackson co-star Lee Thompson Young following his apparent suicide.
Baum, who played Young's best friend J.B. in the Disney series, reveals he was "shocked and heartbroken" to hear the news that the 29 year old was found dead from a gunshot wound, which is said to have been self-inflicted.
He tells E! News, "Lee Thompson Young was, as many have already noted, loved and respected by all who knew and worked with him, a wise, gentle, thoughtful, tremendously funny and fun-loving young man, and a good and constant friend to me during some very formative years in my life."
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It was another packed week for news, though the sad passing of Lee Thompson Young and writer Elmore Leonard dominated. One Direction premiered their new movie, directed by Morgan Spurlock, while Dick Van Dyke got himself in a bit of a pickle.
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Lights Go Down: It was with great regret that we reported the sad news that Friday Night Lights star Lee Thompson Young had died this week, having apparently taken his own life. Tributes are predictably pouring in for the talented young actor, though colleagues are still in shock at such a devastating loss to the acting community. Read the tributes to Lee Thompson Young here.
Young did not leave a suicide note, nor was he addicted to any kind of substances, and the reason behind his death remains shrouded in mystery
Lee Thompson Young was found dead at his home on Monday (19 August) this week, having apparently taken his own life by shooting himself. As police continue their investigation into his death, the reasons behind it are becoming more and more mysterious, as revelations into his personal life do not indicate that he was suffering from any kind of depression or that he was battling any addictions. The scene where he was found was also void of any suicide note, and so far police and friends and relatives of Young are still contemplating what really happened in his last few hours.
This Tuesday (20 August), the New York Daily News reported that police investigating the scene of his death have so far found the gun that Young apparently turned on himself, but have found little else to suggest that Young decided to take his own life. A Los Angeles Police Officer told the NY Daily News that they are still looking for further indications that Young took his own life and although they are investigating his death as a suicide, they have not ruled out the possibility that his death may be more complex. He said, "It's still a mystery. Evidently he was a clean-cut kid who didn't use alcohol and had no reported drug problem."
Lee Thompson Young, the actor who starred in Disney's 'The Famous Jett Jackson' and TNT's 'Rizzoli & Isles', was found dead in his L.A. home on Monday 18th August.
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 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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Lee Thompson Young, the actor currently starring in Rizzoli & Isles, sadly committed suicide yesterday morning, his representative has confirmed.
Lee Thompson Young, the actor best known for starring in Disney's The Famous Jett Jackson, was found dead in his L.A. home yesterday morning (18th August). When the 29-year-old failed to show up to work, on the show Rizzoli & Isles, the staff grew concerned and contacted Young's landlord who found his body.
Lee Thompson Young photographed at a birthday party in L.A., 2008.
His representative has confirmed the gunshot wound on Young's body was self-inflicted. In a statement, this representative said: "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."
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Date of birth
1st February, 1984
Date of death
19th August, 2013
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