Kim Jong-hyun a popular singer, song-writer and a radio host was found dead in his apartment on 18th December around 6 pm. He was mostly known by the name of mononym Jonghyun and was a vocalist of a popular South Korean band named “SHINee”.
After getting a text from her brother saying “this is my last farewell” around 4:42 pm jonghyun’s older sister made a report to the local police, stating “I think Jonghyun is about to commit suicide.”
The 27 year old singer was found unconscious in his rented apartment studio in Cheongdam-dong. He was immediately rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead.
SHINee has been said to be the Princes of K-Pop due to their complex dance and their incredible voice performance. He also debuted as a solo artist in 2015.
On December 19, the Gangnam police stated, “The results of our investigation decisively conclude that he died by suicide, and therefore we will not be performing an autopsy. His family wished for an autopsy to not be conducted.” The police announced they will be officially closing their examination. The whole K-Pop community and fans are mourning the death of a talented singer and have shared their deepest sympathy on twitter. Here are some of the most heart touching tweets regarding the death of the young singer.