Kristoff St. John has been found dead in his California home. Friends of the Young & the Restless star went to his San Fernando Valley residence to check on him Saturday and found his body, according to law enforcement. A source told TMZ there were no signs of foul play but alcohol may have been involved.
Friends and fans have taken to social media in remembrance of the soap star, including Questlove, Jemele Hill, Y&R co-star Victoria Rowell and others. See fans and friends mourn the talented actor below.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.