South Korean actress Jung Chae Yull found dead at age 26; agency requests to stop speculative stories and rumours
News of the South Korean actress and model’s death was made public early this morning when reports stated that she passed away in her home at the age of 26. According to a report on Koreaboo, the star was found dead on April 11.
Shortly after news broke, her agency confirmed the reports and issued a statement that read, “Today, we are relaying sorrowful and heartbreaking news” the message from her agency, Management S, began.
“Actress Jung Chae Yull has left our side on April 11, 2023. In accordance with the wishes of the bereaved family who must have been in greater sadness than anyone else, the funeral will be held quietly in private. Please wish for Jung Chae Yull, who had always been earnest in her pursuit of acting, to rest in peace in a warm place,” the note continued.
“We earnestly request that you refrain from writing speculative articles or spreading rumours,” they concluded.
The actress was shooting for her upcoming drama series ‘Wedding Impossible’.
Following the news of her death, the production crew reportedly halted the shoot and offered their condolences. The future of the drama is currently under internal discussion.
The actress starred in the fashion reality TV series Devil’s Runway in 2016, followed by making her film debut in 2018 with Deep. She later starred in the dramas Zombie Detective and I Have Not Done My Best Yet.