Update: Jeon Mi Sun’s Agency Releases Official Statement Regarding Her Passing

Warning: discussion of suicide.

Updated June 29 KST:

Boas Entertainment has released an official statement regarding the passing of actress Jeon Mi Sun.

Their statement reads as follows:

Hello, this is Jeon Mi Sun’s agency Boas Entertainment.

We come with bad news. Actress Jeon Mi Sun has passed away at the age of 50 (by Korean reckoning).

She has been receiving treatment for depression. However, we are here with sad news today. We ask for your condolences, and we ask the media to refrain from reporting on unconfirmed rumors and speculations out of respect for her family, who are in shock and grief-stricken.

We will share more information once plans for her funeral parlor are set.

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

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Original Article:

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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