Popular Actor Lee Jihan, 24, dies in Seoul Halloween Crowd Crush
Information reaching acostik.com indicates that Popular Actor and Pop Singer Lee Jihan has passed away as a result of the Seoul Halloween crowd crush.
It is reported that on Saturday,29th October, over 30 thousand people gathered on the street in Itaewon district, a popular location in Seoul to celebrate hallowen
However, as the crowds surged onto a downhill alleyway measuring only 10 feet wide, at around 10.20pm local time, a stampede took place killing more than 150 people.
Amongst the chaos, K-Pop singer Lee Jihan, who made his acting debut in web drama The Butterfly Dream, was killed – his management confirming his passing in a social media post.
The statement reads: “[Translation] It is heartbreaking to greet you with sad news. Actor Lee Ji-han, a precious family member of 935 Entertainment and 9Ato Entertainment, has become a star in the sky and has left us.
“I extend my deepest condolences to the bereaved families who are deeply saddened by the sudden loss and to all those who love, cherish, and grieve together with actor Lee Ji-han.”
The post continued: “Actor Lee Ji-han was a friendly and warm friend to everyone. The infinitely bright and innocent actor Lee Ji-han, always smiled brightly.
“It is hard to believe that I will no longer be able to see him.
“Please send us a warm welcome on the final path of actor Lee Ji-han, who left us too soon. We, 935 Entertainment and 9Ato Entertainment, will remember for a long time the image of actor Lee Ji-han, who shined beautifully with his passion for acting.
“Once again, we send our deepest condolences to the deceased on his last journey.”
South Korea has since gone into a period of mourning until 5 November and all K-Pop concerts have been cancelled as a sign of respect.
Credit : unilad