Lee Thompson Young’s TV Show “Rizzoli & Isles” Halts Production After His Death
Former Disney star Lee Thompson Young sadly took his own life on August 19, 2013. Lee was starring on the TNT series “Rizzoli & Isles,” and the show has temporarily suspended production after the news of Lee’s death.
Here is a statement from “Rizzoli & Isles” executive producer Janet Tamaro:
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.
This is so sad. Our thoughts are with Lee’s family, friends and fans during this difficult time.