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R.I.P. Korean Pop Star Jonghyun 1990-2017

by Paul Cashmere on December 19, 2017

in News

27-year old Korean pop star Kim Jonghyun has died in Seoul at the age of 27.

Jonghyun was found unconscious at his apartment in Cheongdam-dong in Southern Korea. Unconfirmed reports say the singer died from inhaling toxic fumes from coal briquettes burning on a frying pan. He is reported to have sent a goodbye message to his sister via text message. She made the emergency call.

Jonghyun fronted Korean boy band SHINee. The group has had four number one albums in South Korea and have also released five albums for Japan in Japanese.

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