Monday, 18 December 2017

SHINee's Jonghyun Commits Suicide

SHINee's Jonghyun has passed away. It's been confirmed by Jonghyun's sister it was a suicide. 

Police issued a statement, stating Jonghyun passed away on December 18, 2017 at 6PM KST. The sudden death prompted the police department to issue a statement.

"We have confirmed SHINee Jonghyun's death. We are currently unable to reach the officer who was dispatched and is still investigating so we are careful to discuss details," the Gangnam police department stated.

The reason the death was suspected as suicide was since he was found in a closed room, with coal briquettes. As the briquettes burn, carbon monoxide is released which result in carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Jonghyun's older sister has since the initial report come forward, stating it was indeed suicide.

“On December 18, 2017 at 4:42PM Jonghyun’s older sister reported to Police that her brother was about to commit suicide. We went to his residence in Chungdam and discovered that he had attempted to commit suicide with brown coal briquettes lit inside a frying pan", Gangnam police department reported.

The police department continued, "Emergency responders were with us at the time so we rushed him to the Konkuk University Hospital in a state of cardiac arrest."

SM Entertainment has not issued a statement regarding Jonghyun's death. 

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