TMZ first reported Tuesday that Yancy was found in his San Fernando Valley apartment Monday night after a friend hadn't heard from him for several days.
Yancy was preceded in death by his mother, who died Dec. 31, 2015, of congestive heart failure at age 65 and by his father, gospel musician and pastor Marvin Yancy, who died March 22, 1985, of a heart attack .
3:58 p.m.: This article was updated with law enforcement confirmation.
This article was originally published at 12:29 p.m.
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