Actress Jeon Mi Sun Passes Away


Warning: discussion of suicide.

Actress Jeon Mi Sun has passed away.

It is being reported that on June 29, the actress was found dead in a hotel room in Jeonju, North Jeolla province.

Her manager called in for help, and the actress was found in the bathroom of her hotel room. A source from the North Jeolla fire department stated, “It was around 11:43 a.m. KST when we received the call and were dispatched. She was not breathing, unconscious, had no pulse, and her heart was not beating when we arrived. The ECG (electrocardiogram) showed a state of asystole. She was not moved to the hospital and we have handed the case over to the police.”

The police are currently conducting an investigation, and the cause of death is suspected to be suicide. Her agency has stated that they are in the process of driving down to Jeonju and will release an official statement at a later time.

Jeon Mi Sun made her debut as an actress in 1990 and has had a celebrated filmography of films, dramas, and plays. Her most-recent drama was tvN’s Monday-Tuesday drama “He Is Psychometric” and her film “The King’s Letters” is slated to be released in July. The actress was at the hotel for Jeonju performance of the play “3 Days and 2 Nights with My Mother” (literal title).

We offer our deepest condolences to Jeon Mi Sun’s family.

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