K-POP Star, Moonbin Found Dead In Apartment At 25

K-POP group, ASTRO, deals with an extreme loss after news breaks of member, Moonbin, passing away.

Details On The Scene

Trigger Warning: mentions of suicide.

According to reports, the star was found dead in his apartment in Gangnam-gu, Seoul on April 19th. Speculation that Moonbin took his own life is up in the air but still not confirmed.

Authorities were called when the group’s manager discovered his body.

Image Credit: Fantiago

Fantiago Statement

Fantiago, the group’s agency has released a statement regarding the news according to Soompi.

“This is Fantagio.

First, we apologize for having to convey this sorrowful and heartbreaking news.

On April 19, ASTRO member Moonbin suddenly left us and has now become a star in the sky.

Although it cannot compare to the grief of the bereaved family that had to part with their beloved son and brother, his fellow artists and the staff here at Fantagio, who have been together with him for a long time, are also deeply mourning the departed amidst tremendous shock and sorrow.

It pains us even more to have to convey this sudden news to the fans who have given their unsparing love and support to Moonbin. Because we know all too well just how unparalleled the departed [Moonbin] was in his love for his fans, whom he was constantly thinking of, the grief is all the more overwhelming.

In order for the bereaved family, who has fallen into great sorrow due to this sudden tragedy, to be able to respectfully mourn the departed and say their goodbyes, we entreat you to please refrain from speculative or malicious reports.

In accordance with the wishes of the bereaved family, the funeral will be held as quietly as possible, with family, close friends, and agency colleagues in attendance.

Once again, we express our deep mourning as the departed walks his final path.”

Police are in the process of working on an autopsy.

Published By: HOLR Magazine