UPDATE: Police have confirmed that SHINee‘s Jonghyun passed away on December 18, 2017 at 6PM KST.
SHINee‘s Jonghyun was found unconscious in an apartment unit at 6PM KST. Multiple reports are stating that he was found dead.
Reports are also stating that he was moved to a hospital. His current condition is unknown.
Jonghyun was discovered uconscious at an apartment unit in Chungdam with coal briquettes lit in the room.
— News Reports
Lighting coal briquettes in a closed room is a common method of suicide in Korea.
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