It’s been reported that the 36-year-old actor Moon Ji Yoon has passed away on Wednesday.
According to an exclusive report by Daily, Moon Ji Yoon passed away on March 18 at 8:56 pm KST.
According to the news outlet, the cause of death is acute sepsis. His agency later confirmed that he has indeed passed away after getting admitted to the hospital on March 16 due to a sore throat, his condition deteriorated and he fell into sepsis and lost consciousness.
Moon Ji Yoon’s funeral has been set up at the Inje University Hospital, funeral parlor number 3.
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A source close to him told the news outlet that he’d like for the funeral to be held privately. The family expressed their concerns over the ongoing situation with the coronavirus outbreak, they fear for the safety of the mourners so they politely refused any fans who would like to pay respect at the funeral.
Moon Ji Yoon has been acting since 2002 and appeared in several hit dramas such as Cheese in the Trap, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo, and The Sound of Your Heart.
His last appearance was in the 2019 drama “Golden Garden.” He is well-known among kdrama fans for playing the role of Sang Chul sunbae in “Cheese in the Trap.”
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May his soul rest in peace.