Rizzoli and Isles: Lee Thompson Young Dies
Rizzoli And IslesLee Thompson Young Dies
Written by Sammi-T
Sad news for the Rizzoli and Isles
family. Lee Thompson Young,
who played Detective Barry Frost on the hit TNT series has died. The 29-year-old actor is said to have taken his own life, according to his publicist, as well as the Los Angeles Police Department. TMZ reported that he died via a self inflicted gunshot wound.
The actor, who is best known for the title role on Disney Channel's The Famous Jett Jackson, also appeared in CSI and Scrubs.
TNT released the following statement regarding Lee Thompsson Young's death: Everyone at Rizzoli & Isles is devastated by the news of the passing of Lee Thompson Young. We are beyond heartbroken at the loss of this sweet, gentle, good-hearted, intelligent man. He was truly a member of our family. Lee will be cherished and remembered by all who knew and loved him, both on- and offscreen, for his positive energy, infectious smile and soulful grace. We send our deepest condolences and thoughts to his family, to his friends and, most especially, to his beloved mother.
TVGrapevine sends their condolences, prayers and love to Mr. Young's family during this time.