Sad news in TVland.
A young rising, handsome star has been found dead, apparently of a suicide.
He was known for his work with Disney and later in two well-known TV series.
Former Disney star, Lee Thompson Young is dead at the age of 29.
His publicist confirmed the sad news to TMZ stating,
"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."
Reports say that Young's body was discovered by his landlord.
Young was very familiar to TV viewers. He appeared in the TNT show "Rizzoli & Isles" and played a football player in the movie, "Friday Night Lights."
He stared in the Disney show, "The Famous Jett Jackson."