This article was updated to include his agency’s statement.
Produce 101 Season 2 contestant Lee Ji Han passed away due to the Itaewon Tragedy on October 29-30, KST.
According to an exclusive report from TV Report, Lee Ji Han passed away during the Itaewon Tragedy that occurred on October 29-30, KST. He was only 24 years old (international age). In addition, fellow Produce 101 Season 2 contestants Park Hee Seok and Kim Do Hyun posted on their Instagram stories, mourning the loss of their friend.
The deceased, Lee Ji Han
October 30, 2022
Ji Han has left this world to go to a comfortable place.
Please say goodbye to him as he goes to his final place.
Chief Mourners: Lee Jong Cheol, Cho Mi Eun, Lee Ga Young
Location: Myeongji Hospital Funeral Hall 8
As space is limited, visitors to his funeral will be allowed starting at 2 pm tomorrow.
— Park Hee Seok
Lee Ji Han’s agency, 935 Entertainment, has also confirmed the sad news.
It is true that Lee Ji Han died during the Itaewon accident on October 29.
We hoped it wasn’t true, but we were extremely shocked when we heard the news. We are going about this carefully, as his family is in great sorrow. We pray for the deceased.
— 935 Entertainment
Lee Ji Han was a contestant on Produce 101 Season 2 and ranked #98, being eliminated in the first round of eliminations. Since his appearance, he has been active as an actor, appearing in web drama. Today Was Another Nam Hyun Day.
May he rest in peace.