The latest: Officials said that the death of comedian Teddy Ray at 32 was the result of an apparent drowning, as he was found in a pool at a home in Rancho Mirage, California

Comedian Teddy Ray died at the age of 32 in what authorities say was an apparent drowning

Comedian Teddy Ray died at the age of 32 in what authorities say was an apparent drowning … as comic was discovered at home in Rancho Mirage, California

  • Riverside County Sheriff’s Office said a maintenance worker contacted authorities Friday 
  • The worker told officials that a man had been floating in a pool 
  • Authorities said there weren’t any obvious signs of foul play 
  • It was not immediately clear who owns the residence where Ray was discovered 
  • Ray lived in Gardena, California, which is about 125 miles west of where he was discovered
  • Ray had recently wrapped filming on the program Scroll Wheel of Time

Officials said that the death of comedian Teddy Ray at 32 was the result of an apparent drowning.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office told TMZ that a maintenance worker contacted authorities Friday morning at 10 a.m at a home in Rancho Mirage, California to report that a man had been floating in a pool.

Authorities determined that Ray, whose legal name was Theadore Brown, was the person in the pool, and that there weren’t any obvious signs of foul play in connection with the death.

The latest: Officials said that the death of comedian Teddy Ray at 32 was the result of an apparent drowning, as he was found in a pool at a home in Rancho Mirage, California

It was not immediately clear who owns the residence where Ray was discovered, as officials said Ray lived in Gardena, California, which is about 125 miles west of where he was discovered.

Sources told the outlet that investigators will continue to probe the results of Ray’s autopsy prior to releasing his official cause of death.

The tragic news about the standup star was confirmed in a post shared to Comedy Central’s Twitter account.

An official statement was included in the post’s caption, which read: ‘Teddy Ray was a hilarious and beloved performer. He’ll be deeply missed by the entire comedy community.’

Details: The Riverside County Sheriff's Office said that a maintenance worker contacted authorities Friday morning at 10 a.m at a home in Rancho Mirage, California to report that a man had been floating in a pool

Details: The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office said that a maintenance worker contacted authorities Friday morning at 10 a.m at a home in Rancho Mirage, California to report that a man had been floating in a pool

According to Variety, Ray was born in Los Angeles on July 30, 1990.

The late performer went on to hone his craft at venues such as the Improv and the Laugh Factory.

He later rose to prominence after appearing in various comedy shows shared on the All Def Digital YouTube channel. 

Letting everyone know: The tragic news about the standup figure was confirmed with a post that was shared to Comedy Central's Twitter account last night

Letting everyone know: The tragic news about the standup figure was confirmed with a post that was shared to Comedy Central’s Twitter account last night

In remembrance: Several figures from the entertainment industry have since shared tributes to the later performer on social media

In remembrance: Several figures from the entertainment industry have since shared tributes to the later performer on social media

His first television appearance was on BET’s Comic View, and he subsequently appeared on programs such as Wild N’ Out and All Def Comedy.

Ray’s most recent appearance in a program was in the HBO series Pause With Sam Jay.

According to The Wrap, he completed filming on Scroll Wheel of Time just prior to his passing.

Several figures from the entertainment industry have since shared tributes to the later performer on social media.

Remembered: Issa Rae's production company, Hoorae Media, shared a message about the late comedian through its official Twitter account

Remembered: Issa Rae’s production company, Hoorae Media, shared a message about the late comedian through its official Twitter account

Showing her feelings: The actress herself went on to share a picture of the late comedian to her Instagram Story

Showing her feelings: The actress herself went on to share a picture of the late comedian to her Instagram Story

Issa Rae’s production company, Hoorae Media, shared a message about the late comedian through its official Twitter account. 

It read: ‘Rest in Power to our longtime creative collaborator and friend, Teddy Ray. Grateful for the energy you always brought to our projects and sets!’ 

A picture of Ray spending time with several cast and crew members of an unidentified project was also shown.

The actress herself went on to share a picture of the late comedian to her Instagram Stories. 

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