LOS ANGELES (August 19, 2013)--Actor Lee Thompson Young, 29, was found dead Monday morning in North Hollywood and his manager, Jonathan Baruch, says he took his own life.
The actor started his career as a teenager in the TV series "The Famous Jett Jackson" and was co-starring in the series "Rizzoli & Isles."
Police Officer Sally Madera said officers were sent to the home to check on Young after he failed to show up for filming Monday morning.
The officers notified a supervisor after finding Young's body, and the Los Angeles Fire Department responded and pronounced him dead at the scene, the police spokeswoman said.
She had no details of the cause of death.