SHINee’s Jonghyun reportedly found dead in his apartment


SHINee‘s Jonghyun was found unconscious in an apartment unit at 6PM KST and the police confirmed that he has passed away.

They had released a statement to confirm.

“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.” 

— Gangnam Police

SM Entertainment has yet to release a statement about Jonghyun’s sudden death. His family and members have also not posted any messages or announcements.

Jonghyun was discovered unconscious at an apartment unit in Chungdam with coal briquettes lit in the room.

— News Report

Coal Briquettes is a common method of suicide in Korea. Trapping yourself in a room with lit coal briquettes release carbon monoxide. This leads to carbon monoxide poisoning and will result in death.