Lee Jihan died among scores killed in Itaewon Stampede
Seoul: Singer and actor Lee Jihan has been confirmed dead in a crowd crush during Halloween celebrations in Seoul, South Korea. According to a news release from his agency, it is true that Lee Jihan died due to an accident in Itaewon on October 29. His agency 935 Entertainment confirmed the sad news on Sunday, October 30.
A spokesman for the agency said, “We also hoped that it was not true and we were very surprised to hear the news.”
In 2019, Lee Jihan made a colorful appearance as an actor in the web drama “Today Watch Another Nam Hyun Dae”. He is only 24 years old. It will be held on November 1 at the funeral hall of Myeongji Hospital.
At least 154 people were killed in the riots in Itaewon, the busiest nightlife district in the capital city of Seo. Lee Jihan is one of them. Thousands of people throng the narrow streets to celebrate the Halloween festivities. This led to panic and eventually deadly mobs.
In 2017, Nee Jihan was a contestant on Mnet’s “Produce 101” season 2 for the first time. He originally auditioned on the show with a cover of EXO’s Overdose. But he was eliminated in the 5th episode.
The agency asked that the family’s privacy be respected during this time of mourning, it added. . ” The Lee family is suffering a lot right now, so we are very careful. May he rest in peace.