Kim Jong-Hyun Dead: Music Icon Kills Himself At 27

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Dec. 18 2017, Updated 11:58 a.m. ET

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Kim Jong-Hyun has died at age 27.

As has learned, the South Korean K-pop star was found unconscious in his Seoul home and taken to the hospital, to no avail.

According to JoongAng Daily reports, Jonghyun's death is being ruled as a suicide, yet no more information is currently known.

Jonghyun was the lead singer of popular K-pop band SHINee. He was found by police after his worried sister filed a report, claiming she was concerned for his wellbeing.

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"On 18 December, 2017 at 4.42pm, Jong-hyun's older sister reported to police that her brother was about to take his own life," read a statement obtained by Independent.

Various singers and fans have taken to social media to voice their sadness over the star's death. Remaining SHINee members have yet to speak out on the tragedy.

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