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Former Disney Star Lee Thompson Dies In Apparent Suicide

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Lee-Thompson-Young-dead-2013Former Disney Star Lee Thompson dies in what appears to be a suicide.

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.”