Former Disney child star Lee Thompson Young died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, coroners have ruled.

The body of The Famous Jett Jackson star was discovered at his Los Angeles apartment on 19 August (13) and his manager previously claimed the 29 year old had committed suicide.

Now authorities have confirmed the tragic news on his death certificate, which states that Young used a handgun to take his own life.

According to, he did not leave a suicide note.