Gone Too Soon SHINee’s Kim Jong Hyun

He was only 27 and at the prime of his career.

When the whole world is busy with the coming of Christmas a week from now, the KPop community was shocked and hit hard with the sudden passing of one of its notable and passionate artist and lead vocalist of nine year-old boy band, SHINee.

Why oh why did you leave us all too soon Kim Jong Hyun?

He was found unconscious in the early evening of December 18th at his rented residential hotel. Reports indicate that Hyung apparently took his own life through carbon monoxide poisoning as burned coal briquette on a frying pan was discovered in his place. It is said this is a common suicide method in South Korea where high rates of incidents as such affecting individuals and celebrities.