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Kim Jong-hyun useless: Korean pop star’s Three-day funeral begins after singer’s tragic suicide

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Kim Jong-hyun useless: Korean pop star’s Three-day funeral begins after singer’s tragic suicide

Korean pop star of SHINee fame Kim Jong-hyun has diedKorean pop star of SHINee fame Kim Jong-hyun has died [Jonghyun/Instagram]

Kim Jong-Hyun, singer of Korea’s widespread boyband SHINee, died on Monday 18 December after tragically taking his personal life.

And now, the younger star’s three-day funeral has commenced, with a sea of heartbroken followers turning out in tears to rejoice the lifetime of the musician. 

Pink, white and yellow flowers have been displayed round a portrait of the younger singer, in a funeral corridor in Seoul.

The portrait of Kim Jong-Hyun, a 27-year-old lead singer who diedThe portrait of Kim Jong-Hyun, a 27-year-old lead singer who died [Getty]

Korean pop star of SHINee fame Kim Jong-hyun has diedKorean pop star of SHINee fame Kim Jong-hyun has died [Getty]

Tearful fans gather to visit the mourning altar for Kim Jong-HyunTearful followers collect to go to the mourning altar for Kim Jong-Hyun [Getty]

The 4 remaining band members have cancelled their work schedules following the information, and bowed their heads as they arrived on the funeral to pay their ultimate respects.

Crying followers lined the streets as they paid tribute to the late star, following his shock dying. 

A Korean funeral often final three days, with the primary two spent making ready the physique and public mourning, adopted by burial or cremation on the third day. 

Kim Jong-hyun's fans were in tearsKim Jong-hyun’s followers have been in tears [Getty]

Kim Jong-Hyun's three day funeral has begunKim Jong-Hyun’s three day funeral has begun [Getty]

Korean pop star of SHINee fame Kim Jong-hyun has diedKorean pop star of SHINee fame Kim Jong-hyun has died [Getty]

A non-public funeral will then be held on Thursday, attended by his household and S.M. Leisure officers. 

Followers of the band have been left devastated by the information, after his sister confirmed the information of her sibling’s shock dying.

Kim Jong-hyun was discovered inside a rented house in Cheongdam-dong, within the south of the capital Seoul.

Tearful fans gather to visit the mourning altar for Kim Jong-HyunTearful followers collect to go to the mourning altar for Kim Jong-Hyun [Getty]

Korean pop star of SHINee fame Kim Jong-hyun has diedKorean pop star of SHINee fame Kim Jong-hyun has died [Jonghyun/Instagram]

Police responded to a name from Kim Jong-hyun’s sister, after she turned involved he was going to try suicide.

Gangnam Police shared a press release in regards to the singer’s dying, studying: “On December 18, 2017 at four:42PM Jonghyun’s older sister reported to Police that her brother was about to commit suicide. We went to his residence in Chungdam and found that he had tried to commit suicide.”

The assertion added: “Emergency responders have been with us on the time so we rushed him to the Konkuk College Hospital in a state of cardiac arrest.”

He’s thought to have died on the best way to the hospital.

When you’ve got been affected by this story, you’ll be able to name the Samaritans on 116 123 or go to www.samaritans.org.

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