Kim Jong-Hyun better known as Jonghyun died at the age of 27 years.
The leader of the hugely popular five-member Korean pop company SHINee died after being taken to the hospital in an unconscious state, reports The Guardian .
The news was confirmed for the first time by Yonhap News Agency in South Korea.
Jonghyun was apparently found unconscious at his home in Seoul, and the cause of death appears to be suicide, according to JoongAng Daily .
More information is to come.
Our thoughts are with The loved ones of Jonghyun and SHINee The fans at this difficult time.