According to reports, Thompson’s body was discovered this morning with a single gunshot wound that police suspect to be self-inflicted.
He was 29 at the time of his death.
Lee Thompson Young played the main character on Disney’s “The Famous Jett Jackson.”
“It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning,” Lee’s publicist told TMZ. “Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed.”
Lee Thompson Young also appeared in TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles.”