Sam Sarpong, a Ghanaian actor, has committed suicide in Pasadena, Southern California.
The British-born actor was reported to have jumped from a bridge on Monday afternoon, and he died upon impact with the ground.
According to Pasadena police, Sarpong jumped from the Colorado Street Bridge, after seven hours of being convinced against killing himself.
Sarpong’s suicide is being investigated by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, as a possible suicide.
The late actor featured in popular TV shows, which include: “Bones”, “Boston Public” and “Yo Momma.”
Sarpong was the first black male model to do a Louis Vuitton editorial campaign.