Singer and actress Sulli passes away; Police find a handwritten note

The famous South Korean celebrity Sulli was found dead at her own house on Monday, October 14 by her manager

Sulli during her Instagram live broadcast Screengrab from Instagram

The famous South Korean singer-songwriter Sulli died at the age of 25. But the reason behind her death is still a mystery.

As per the Seongnam Sujeong Police Station, the manager of the K-pop star found her motionless body at home in Seongnam of Gyeonggi Province on Monday, at around 3:21 pm KST.

Reports stated that after the manager failed to reach her over the phone, he went to Sulli's home. He last spoke to the singer at around 6:30 pm KST on Sunday, October 13.

Seongnam Fire Station also stated through a phone call with Dispatch that they were alerted to this mysterious case death case at about 3:20 pm. But by the time they reached the location Sulli had already passed away.

Later, police found a handwritten note at her house but the officials stated that it was not a suicide note. They said that it is a writing that expressed her feelings.

The 25-year-old singer debuted in 2005 as a child actress and gained attention playing the young Princess Seonhwa of Silla.

Later in 2009, she started her singing career as a member of the South Korean girl group f(x). In 2015 when she left the group, Sulli focused at her acting career and after three years she resumed her music career.

She also made headlines for her posts and actions over the years. Just a few years ago her Instagram post sparked an online debate as the actress shared an image of herself wearing a dungaree. May viewers also claimed that her nipple is visible, but her fans have defended her. Sulli was also rumoured to have exposed her bust while shooting an intimate scene in a movie, Real.

SM Entertainment has released a statement regarding the death of the K-pop celebrity:

This is SM Entertainment.

We apologize for conveying such sad and unfortunate news.

Sulli has left our side.

We cannot believe the situation now and we are just filled with grief.

For her family who is grieving after the sudden news of her passing, we earnestly request that you refrain from writing speculative articles or spreading rumors. We express our deep condolences.

The agency mentioned that Sulli's family wishes to carry out her funeral quietly and the proceedings will not be open to the press.

This article was first published on October 14, 2019
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