Lead singer of South Korean boy band SHINee, Kim Jong-hyun has apparently attempted suicide at the age of 27 and his fan overwhelms by the tragedy.

Kim Jong-hyun found insentient in a rented apartment, according to the policeman. SM Entertainment, his management company declared luminary’s death statement on Monday.

SM Entertainment stated that the team felt bad to bring an unfortunate news, SHINee member left his fans alone on 18th December 2017. His last texts urging his sister to call the police. Kim was admitted to the hospital first and then died.

SHINee’s members are popular in the country since their debut in 2008 and have the huge fan following across the globe. After Kim’s death, social media swamped by mourning messages.

Kim’s first solo album touched to thousands of fans hearts and earned a place on Billboard World Albums chart. He was part of solo concerts in Seoul held on last week.