“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” and “Cheese in the Trap” Actor Moon Ji Yoon Has Passed Away

May he rest in peace.

Actor Moon Ji Yoon has passed away at the age of 36 due to acute septicemia.

According to an exclusive report from E Daily, Moon Ji Yoon passed away last night, March 18 at 8:56 pm KST. The cause of death, as reported by E Daily, was acute septicemia. His agency, Family ENT, confirmed his passing, stating that he was admitted to the hospital on March 16 due to a sore throat, but suddenly fell into sepsis and lost consciousness.

He was a healthy man, but suddenly left [the world] due to acute septicemia. He had a strong passion for acting. He really only thought about acting, he left [the world] way too early.

— Family ENT official

His funeral has been set up at the Inje University Hospital, funeral parlor number 3. A source from his agency has stated that they would like to hold his funeral in private.

The bereaved family expressed their concerns over the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the safety of the mourners, so they are politely refusing any fans who want to visit his funeral.

— Family ENT official

Moon Ji Yoon made his acting debut in 2002 and appeared in several hit dramas, including Sassy Girl Chun-hyang, Iljimae, Cheese in the Trap, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo, and The Sound of Your Heart.

Moon Ji Yoon in Cheese in the Trap.

May he rest in peace.

Source: Edaily
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