US comedian Teddy Ray has died at the age of 32.

This was confirmed by the TV broadcaster Comedy Central in a statement published on Twitter.

“Teddy Ray was a funny and popular artist.

He will be greatly missed by the entire comedy community."

Riverside County Sheriff's Officers were called to the home of Teddy Ray, who lived in Rancho Mirage, California, around 10 a.m. Friday, the Los Angeles Times reports.

There they could only have determined the death of the comedian.

The cause is not yet known.

Police have launched an investigation, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Teddy Ray, whose real name is Theodore Brown, was born in Los Angeles.

He became known through social networks, in recent years he has appeared more and more on television.

He was a popular sidekick on the HBO show Pause with Sam Jay.

On Instagram, his followers celebrated him for his humor.

Several successful internet memes were based on his likeness.