Actor Lee Sun-Kyun was laid to rest in a solemn ceremony at his family’s burial grounds in Buan-gun, North Jeolla Province. Known for his captivating performances and profound impact on the Korean entertainment industry … Lee’s passing has left a void in the hearts of many.
The Korean entertainment industry was in a state of shock when news broke of the actor’s passing. Around 10:12 AM on December 27 KST, police were alerted by Lee’s manager that the actor had left his home, leaving behind a will.
TV Chosun reported that Lee Sun-Kyun had left a note to his wife stating, “There’s nothing that can be done” and “This is the only way.” Additionally, the late actor left a message to the representative of his agency.
“I’m sorry the penalty fees for the advertisement and film are so high,” expressing the burden of the hefty fines associated with breaking the advertising and film contracts.
Local authorities found Lee unconscious in his vehicle at a carpark in Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, at around 10:30 AM KST. Police found evidence that indicated that Lee had taken his own life. His wife, Jeon Hye-Jin, and two sons survive him.
Despite undergoing three rounds of police interrogations since October this year, Lee steadfastly denied the drug charges. Preliminary urine tests, a detailed hair analysis, and further body hair collection all returned negative results.