Comedian Park Ji Sun and her mother have passed away.
On November 2, a source from Seoul Mapo Police Station stated that Park Ji Sun and her mother were discovered dead in their home in Mapo District, Seoul at approximately 1:44 p.m. KST.
According to police reports, Park Ji Sun’s father had called the police after failing to get in touch with his wife and daughter. As a result, police were dispatched to her home where they found the mother and daughter deceased. The police stated that there were no signs of homicide, the exact cause of death is being investigated.
Park Ji Sun was a renowned comedian who debuted in 2007 under KBS. She appeared on many variety shows and hosted several events and press conferences for many idol groups. The industry is shocked by the news of her sudden tragic passing.
Park Ji Sun was 35 years old, and she was reportedly getting treated for an unspecified illness and living with her mother. The police suspects suicide but the exact cause is still being investigated and the cause hasn’t been confirmed yet.
Our deepest condolences go out to Park Ji Sun’s family and friends.
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