facebook
twitter
search
search

Funeral set for 'Rizzoli & Isles' star Lee Thompson Young

Aug. 23, 2013 at 9:44 AM
| License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A funeral for actor Lee Thompson Young was set for the Paramount Pictures studio lot in Hollywood, TMZ reported.

Young's body was discovered in his home Monday after he fatally shot himself. He was 29.

Hundreds of mourners were expected to attend his funeral Friday afternoon on the lot where his show, "Rizzoli & Isles," is taped, TMZ said.

Production on the series is temporarily suspended while the cast and crew deal with Young's sudden death.

The actor's family has requested donations be made to the Young Storytellers Foundation -- an organization that helps expose underprivileged kids to the arts -- in lieu of sending flowers to the funeral.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Topics: Lee Thompson
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Malia Obama spotted on the set of 'Girls' in New York City
Are Nicolle Wallace and Rosie Perez leaving 'The View'?
Josh Hartnett's girlfriend Tamsin Egerton is pregnant
Amy Winehouse's demos for her unfinished, third album have been destroyed