Lee Thompson Young Death Halts Production on Rizzoli & Isles Season 4

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We have an update on the death of Lee Thompson Young.

A day after the body of this 29-year old actor was found inside his Los Angles home by his landlord, sources confirm to TMZ that Young did not leave a suicide note.

Lee Thompson Young as Detective Frost

Moreover, because he was last seen on Saturday, authorities believe he may have taken his own life (via gunshot) over the weekend, though the results of an autopsy ought to help settle the issue of approximately when he died.

On the professional side, producers have halted production on Rizzoli & Isles Season 4.

It is unclear for how long filming will be down, as those in charge monitor the situation and speak to the cast and crew to determine when folks are prepared to return to work.

Young had played Detective Barry Frost on the series since 2010.

In the wake of his passing, Here is TNT, Warner Bros TV and executive producer Janet Tamaro’s released the following statement:

“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.”

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it is very sad that anyone who feels the depths of despair enough to think and feel that ending their life early is the only way forward. i hope that peace now becomes you and my heart goes out to your family who may never fully understand the reasons but may eventually come to terms with such actions. x


Why has more not been said about him in the news and on those entertainment shows. If he had oded it would be everywhere. He was evedently in pain and everyone is acting as if he never was.


I am so disappointed to hear this new. I thought he was a wonder up coming star. Always had a cheerful hwllow with a beautiful smile. I will sorely miss his snapping eyes as he banters with his workplace buddies.




Good actor. Rest in peace.