South Korean actor Cha In-ha has been found dead at his home in Seoul, the latest celebrity loss of life to rock the country’s entertainment industry.
The 27-year-old star’s agency released a statement saying it was “filled with grief”, and urged people not to speculate on the cause of death.
Cha had most recently been appearing in the TV series Love With Flaws.
He is the third young Korean star to die in the space of two months.
Cha was a member of an acting group set up by entertainment agency Fantagio called Surprise U. He made his debut in a 2017 film called You, Deep Inside of Me.
Cha’s talent agency, Fantagio, released a statement expressing “deep mourning for his passing.” It also cautioned against spreading rumors about what had happened to him.