Smallville’s “Cyborg” Lee Thompson Young Has Died

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RIP Lee Thompson Young

Reports coming in all across the web (TMZ, Yahoo etc) confirm that former Disney Star Lee Thompson Young best known for playing the titular character from 1998-2001 for three season on “The Famous Jett Jackson”. He also portrayed superhero Cyborg on Smallville before it’s cancellation and was appearing on Rizzoli & Isles as detective Barry Frost.

Lee was found dead in his apartment this morning with a “suspected” self inflicted gun shot wound.


Janet Tamaro took to twitter to confirm the sad news:

“We are all without the words to truly express our collective grief and

profound sadness at the loss of such a sweet, bright light,”


We here at World of Black Heroes

send our prayers out to his family

and Loved ones

More as it Breaks!

[Source: Ksitetv, Time, Yahoo]


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