Lee Ji Han, Korean actor and K-pop singer, was among the more than 150 victims who died in a crowd at a Halloween celebration in Seoul over the weekend, his management said.
Lee’s management agency, 935 Entertainment, confirmed the news to Korean media on Sunday. The outlet reported that Lee was 24 years old.
On instagram935 Entertainment wrote that they were “heartbroken” to share the “sad news”, calling the artist a “precious member of the family”.
“I would like to express my sincere condolences to the family members who are in deep grief,” the statement continued.
Lee participated in the second season of the Korean singing competition “Produce 101”. He made his acting debut in the 2019 web drama “Today Was Another Nam Hyun Day.”
At least 154 people have been confirmed dead, with many others injured, after a crowds during Halloween festivities Friday evening in a small alley in the Itaewon district of Seoul.
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol has declared a period of national mourning, prompting several entertainment shows to suspend airing, according to CNN Philippines.