Lee Jihan K-pop Singer Was Killed In A Halloween Crowd Tragedy In South Korea At The Age Of 24. A crowd crush at a Halloween party in Seoul, South Korea over the weekend claimed the life of singer and actress Lee Jihan. The tragic news was confirmed by his agency 935 Entertainment on Sunday, October 30: “It’s true that Lee Ji Han passed tragically due to the accident in Itaewon on October 29”.
As the agency’s official elaborated, “We too thought that it wasn’t true, and we were really stunned to receive the news.” The organization also noted, “The family is facing enormous pain right now, therefore we are being very cautious,” asking for privacy during the time of grieving. The Lord has mercy on his soul.
The public learned of Lee Jihan’s death when Park Heeseok, Jo Jinhyung, and Kim Dohyun, among others, paid respect to him on social media. “Ji Han has left this world and gone to a comfortable place,” they stated on Instagram. Our final request is that you say your goodbyes to him on his way out.
In 2017, Lee Jihan first gained widespread attention as a participant in the second season of Mnet’s “Produce 101.” He sang a cover of “Overdose” by EXO during his initial audition but was quickly sent home after Episode 5. Read Also Two shows By Blackpink
It wasn’t until the 2019 online drama “Today Was Another Nam Hyun Day” that Lee Jihan made his acting debut. By most accounts, he was only 24 years old when he passed away. Myongji Hospital’s funeral chapel will serve as his morgue, and his funeral will be held there on November 1.
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The Saturday night stampede in Itaewon, a popular entertainment zone in the nation’s capital, claimed the life of Lee Jihan along with 153 others. Thousands of people had gathered in the area’s tiny alleyways for Halloween celebrations when the sheer number of people became too much to handle, causing panic and a fatal crowd surge.
Since the catastrophe, thousands of complaints of missing people and over eighty confirmed injuries have been made. National mourning in Korea has been declared by the government to extend until November 5. The tragedy has resulted in the cancellation or postponement of several K-pop song releases and events.