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Disney actor Lee Thompson Young found dead, LA police say

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Alan Duke

CNN

LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Actor Lee Thompson Young was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment Monday morning, police said.

Investigators did not immediately reveal a suspected cause of death, noting the coroner would determine that later.

Young, 29, is best known for the leading role on Disney’s “The Famous Jett Jackson” television series starting in 1998.

He more recently has been acting in TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles” as Detective Barry Frost.

Young’s body was found in his home at 8 a.m. Monday, a Los Angeles Police spokesman said.

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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