Marque "Tate" Lynche, a former Disney Mouseketeer and "American Idol" contestant, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday, Dec. 6, according to TMZ. Lynche was 34.
"There was no note, no pills," said police in a conversation with the New York Daily News, after deeming the death suspicious. "We're waiting on the medical examiner."
Former Micky Mouse Club castmates have posted about Lynche's sudden death on Instagram:
Today, we mourn and acknowledge the loss of the first from our Mouseketeer clan. We're not exactly sure what has happened to our brother yet, however, so much love is being sent out to his family, friends and those who cared for and loved him. Bless UP brother Marque...#MarqueTateLynche #Mouseketeer #Mousekefam #RIP