Jonghyun from South Korean boy band Shinee dies: Yonhap

Jonghyun from South Korean boy band Shinee dies: Yonhap
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K-pop boy band SHINee's Jonghyun died in hospital Monday. He was 28.

Jonghyun was rushed to the hospital after being found unconscious at a residence in Cheongdam-dong, southern Seoul, police said.

Police said they received a telephone call from his sister at 4:42 p.m. Monday, saying she thought he may have attempted suicide.

The singer was found with a burning coal briquette nearby. Police say they will investigate the incident as a suspected suicide.

A black and white memorial for SHINee's Jonghyun by Singaporean fans at Hong Lim Park

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