In a tragic flip of occasions, the police procedural’s writers have been compelled to kill off Frost due to actor Lee Thompson Younger’s demise in 2013.
When the 29-year-old didn’t present up for work on Aug. 19, police have been known as to carry out a wellness verify at his L.A. residence. They discovered the previous Disney Channel star useless from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
In response to varied studies, the South Carolina native suffered from bipolar dysfunction and had been scuffling with despair earlier than he took his personal life. “Lee was greater than only a sensible younger actor, he was an exquisite and delicate soul who will probably be actually missed,” his supervisor, Paul Baruch, mentioned on the time.
“Everybody at [Rizzoli & Isles] is devastated by the information of the passing of Lee Thompson Younger,” the sequence’ govt producer, Janet Tamaro, famous in a press release. “We’re past heartbroken on the lack of this candy, light, good-hearted, clever man. He was actually a member of our household.
“Lee will probably be cherished and remembered by all who knew and cherished him, each on and off display screen, for his optimistic vitality, infectious smile, and soulful grace,” she added. “We ship our deepest condolences and ideas to his household, to his buddies, and, most particularly, to his beloved mom.”