South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun, known internationally for his role in the Academy Award-winning film “Parasite,” has died.
Lee Sun-Kyun cause of death
South Korean actor Lee Sun-Kyun, best known for his role in the Oscar-winning film Parasite, has been found dead in an apparent suicide in central Seoul.
Lee was found dead on Wednesday inside a car at a Seoul park, according to the Associated Press. The news agency reported that police had been searching for Lee after his family said that he left what appeared to be a suicide note. police said. Lee, 48, died by apparent suicide
His death comes amid an investigation into illegal drug use, according to The Washington Post. Lee had been summoned by police most recently on December 23 and held for 19 hours before he was released the following day.
Throughout the investigation, Lee’s drug tests had all come back negative, Incheon police said, without specifying how many tests he had taken.