Recent reports from Korean media outlets across the country have been confirming the death of the twenty-seven year old SHINee member Kim Jonghyun.
Reports say he had booked a apartment hotel room in Chungdam-dong for 2 nights when he sent some distressing messages to his older sister. She raised the alarm to authorities who came to the apartment and found him and reported him having suffered a cardiac arrest.
[UPDATE] Gangnam Police released the following statement. “On December 18, 2017 at 4:42PM Jonghyun’s older sister reported to Police that her brother was about to commit suicide.”
[UPDATE] Is has been confirmed that a frying pan with coal was found in the apartment room. This resulted in Jonghyn dying from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Further reports then confirm he was taken to hospital and has now been pronounced dead.
[UPDATE] It has now been confirmed by SM Entertainment that Jonghyun has died. They are paying for the funeral which will be small and quiet due to family requests.
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