Firefighters Who Leaked Sulli’s Reports To Be Dismissed From Duty

The Fire and Disaster Headquarters have taken necessary action against the firefighters who leaked the reports.

Two firefighters have come into the spotlight after the tragic news of Sulli’s passing on October 14. Unlike the requests of family members to stay private, two firefighters have confessed to having leaked Sulli’s emergency first response reports.

Lee Hyung Chul, head of Gyeonggi-do Fire and Disaster Headquarters, confirmed the dismissal of duty of the two firefighters during the national audit of the National Assembly Administrative Safety Committee on October 18.


We confirmed the two employees who leaked the reports on social media, and after interrogation, have decided to dismiss them from duty. We will take the appropriate measures to strengthen security training to prevent recurrences.

Kwon Min Hyuk, a member of the Democratic Party, commented on the Fire and Disaster Headquarters statement.


Strict disciplinary standards are required for special reports. There should be harsh punishment for those that share this information through social media and friends and family. Leaking reports is like killing someone twice. There need to be guidelines concerning the leaking of reports. Please give a direct apology to the family members.

Kim Min Ki, from the same party, commented,


The reports that have leaked on domestic and foreign sites were in different states when posted. I feel as if they did not think it was a big deal when posting these reports online. They need to know how much pain it would have caused if these things leak.

A controversy broke out on October 14 after Sulli was found in her home. The fire department issued a public apology on October 17.

Sulli was found by her manager at her Seongnam house on October 14. Police later confirmed that Sulli had passed. Results from the autopsy revealed that there were no signs of homicide.

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