“School 2017” Actress Song Yoo Jung Has Suddenly Passed Away

She was only 26. May she rest in peace.

Notice: The original article provided by Maeil Kyungjae initially stated she passed away by suicide. The article was later edited by the publisher, removing references of suicide. Koreaboo has since modified the article to reflect the edits made by the publisher.

Actress Song Yoo Jung, who appeared in iKON‘s “Goodbye Road” music video and in drama School 2017, has suddenly passed away.

According to an exclusive report from Maeil Kyungjae, Song Yoo Jung suddenly passed away on January 23. The cause of death has not been revealed. Her funeral has been set up in the Gangnam Seoul Medical Center, and her funeral procession will be carried out later today.

Song Yoo Jung made her debut in the entertainment industry as a cosmetics brand model before transitioning to acting in MBC‘s 2013 weekend drama Golden Rainbow. She also appeared in MBC‘s 2014 daily drama Make Your Wish and KBS‘s School 2017.

Song Yoo Jung on the left | Ha Seung Ri/Instagram

In addition, she made an appearance as the lead actress in iKON’s “Goodbye Road” music video.

| YG Entertainment

Song Yoo Jung had signed with Sublime Artist Agency in 2020 to continue her acting promotions. They made a short statement, confirming her passing.

Song Yoo Jung suddenly passed away on January 23.

— Sublime Artist Agency

Source: Maeil Kyungjae and Edaily