K-Pop star Goo Hara, 28, has been found dead at her apartment in Seoul. Her cause of death is being investigated.
The star had made her comeback just two weeks ago by launching a tour following a suicide attempt six months ago.
According to the police, the singer, formerly a member of the girl group Kara, was found in her home in Cheongdam on Sunday evening.
Reportedly, her manager discovered at her home in the affluent Cheongdam-dong at around 6 pm local time.
The K-Pop had staged a comeback in Japan, touring the country from November 14 to 19, to promote her new solo single.
Hara had released solo mini-album Midnight Queen earlier this month, by signing with a Japanese production company,
Goo Hara was part of K-Pop group Kara which debuted in 2007 under DSP Media and released hits such as Cupid and Step. The band was disbanded in 2016. Kara was originally made up of seven members, but the current line-up consisted of Hara, Gyuri, Seungyeon, and Youngji.
It was a few months ago when K-Pop star tried to commit suicide after leaving concerning messages over social media, however, her manager called the 119 Rescue Center and she was then taken to hospital in time and saved.
Goo-Hara’s suicide reveals the darker side multimillion-dollar K-Pop industry, where artists come under intense pressures of the limelight of industry full of controversies.
Last month Sulli, another young former K-Pop star, was found dead at her apartment after battling severe depression.