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'Jett Jackson' Disney Star Lee Thompson Young Dead At 29 Of Suspected Suicide

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Aug. 19 2013, Published 2:21 p.m. ET

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UPDATE: Lee's rep confirmed on Monday morning that the actor killed himself.

Star of Disney's The Famous Jett JacksonLee Thompson Young, was found dead in his apartment of a suspected suicide, has learned.

The 29-year-old actor was discovered by his landlord with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, reports state.

After starring in the hit Disney show, Lee went on to have roles on ScrubsSmallvilleRizzoli & Isles and starred in the 2004 movie Friday Night Lights.

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This is the second alleged suicide to rock Hollywood in the last few weeks — Bachelor and Bachelor Pad star Gia Allemand died on August 14 after she was taken off life support from a suicide attempt on August 12 in which she hanged herself in her New Orleans home.

Stay with as the story develops…


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