A law enforcement source told The Times that the death was being investigated as a possible suicide.
Sheree Cohen, who served as Young's talent agent for many years, confirmed the 29-year-old star's death.
“It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning," said Young’s manager, Jonathan Baruch, in a statement issued to the website Deadline. “
Authorities responded to the home in the 5400 block of Tujunga Avenue shortly after 8 a.m. and discovered the body of the 29-year-old star of
The coroner's office is conducting the investigation of the death, Herrera said.
In cases of obvious foul play, the LAPD would be the lead agency in the case.
Young is best known for the title role in the