SHINee‘s Jonghyun has been confirmed by Police to have passed away on December 18, 2017 at 6PM KST.
Police released a statement to the public after his sudden death.
“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
News sources are also confirming the news now.
“He was rushed to the hospital, but we heard he has passed away.”
— Kookje News
“Jonghyun was discovered at 6:00PM on the 18th at an apartment unit located in Gangnam-Gu, Chungdam-Dong with lit coal briquettes. He was rushed to the hospital but is known to have passed away.”
— The Fact
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.