According to multiple reports, Lee Sun-kyun, an actor who starred in the Oscar-winning film Parasite, has died. He was 48.
Many of Lee’s fans offered condolences to his family. Lee’s funeral will be held at the funeral hall of Seoul National University Hospital.
Lee Sun-kyun suicide: Did Lee Sun-kyun commit suicide?
Lee, 48, died by apparent suicide, Police found the body of the actor, who was 48, in a car near a city park. They believe Lee took his own life, Yonhap news agency reports. Police said they had received a report that he had left his home after writing a note.
Yonhap reported that he was suspected of taking drugs such as marijuana and ketamine with a hostess at a bar in Seoul. He had said that though he took what she gave him, he had not known that they were illicit drugs.
The hostess had reportedly told the police that he used drugs at her home multiple times – something he denied. He had earlier requested through his lawyer to take a lie detector test.