South Korean news agency Yonhapreports Jong-hyun's sister made an initial report to police after receiving a text message from the singer saying "Please let me go".
Burning coal briquettes, which release carbon monoxide, is a common method of suicide in South Korea, which has one of the world's highest suicide rates.
Kim debuted in 2008 as the main singer of SHINee, and cultivated a career as both a group member and a solo singer-song writer.
He was scheduled to hold concerts with SHINee members in Tokyo and Osaka in February, Yonhapreported.
Sonia Gandhi retires as Congress president
It's a clear indication that Sonia Gandhi will now be available only for strategies but not on the forefront. Sonia also held the positions of UPA chairperson and head of the Congress Parliamentary board.
Earlier this year, the group went on a world tour that took in the USA and released their fifth album, titled Five. It was just last week he was performing on stage at his solo Inspired concert. Photos posted on social media showed throngs of fans standing in front of the Seoul hospital where his body lies. "He was found unconscious at a residential hotel in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul and was rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared dead on the evening of the 18th".
"SHINee was one of the very first K-pop groups I ever became a fan of and it hurts to think that this is real".
Shocked fans have been paying tribute on Twitter. "I'm heartbroken and devastated by the news". "Rest in peace, Jonghyun", another tweeted.
K-pop emerged in South Korea in the early 1990s, and labels such as JYP, DSP and YG built the nation's pop industry from the ground up, creating a training scheme that churned out stars for music, soap operas and movies.
Brady was average at times but stepped up in the pocket for big deliveries at crucial moments, usually to Gronkowski. Brown attempted to catch a pass in the end zone when a Patriots defensive back appeared to roll over his left leg.
In Spain , there are no strikes planned for pilots, but ground staff unions have not ruled out action on December 30. The Portuguese pilot union has requested a meeting and Ryanair has offered to meet them on Thursday December 21st.
The Norwegian newspaper previously questioned Tidal's subscriber numbers after the service claimed it hit the 1 million number. Although other reports say that the streaming service reckons it'll be profitable by the middle of next year.
In the repolling in Gujarat on Sunday, nearly all the six polling booths recorded more than 70 per cent turnout. Party leaders from both the BJP and Congress are hoping to win the public mandate in the hotly contested battle.
But it's kind of like ripping off the world. "I think a true fight is what I want to do next", said the 2-division MMA champion. Meanwhile, Pacquiao confirmed last week that he was in talks with McGregor over a possible fight in April 2018.
Cozart became the third Reds shortstop to earn a fan election, joining Dave Concepcion and Hall of Famer Barry Larkin . Cozart said his donkey - a present from Joey Votto for making the All-Star team - will stay in Cincinnati for now.
As she stood in the center of the ring, Steph listed all of the groundbreaking things the women have done over the past few years. The Raw and SmackDown divisions will compete in the first women's Royal Rumble next month, WWE has confirmed.
It [Facebook] said the initial test it carried out showed that satisfaction improved by 18 percent when Ad Breaks were delayed. Previously videos had to be a minimum of 90 seconds, and the first ad break was allowed to appear after 20 seconds.
NY woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic State
Kennedy airport as she was headed to Pakistan by way of Istanbul, from where they believe she meant to enter Syria and join ISIS. The FBI New York Joint Terrorism Task Force kept this woman from her risky and potentially deadly goal.
Republicans trade blame over Alabama Senate loss
On NBC's "Today" show Wednesday morning, Jones said there was "no doubt" in his mind about the election results. Attendees react to election results during an election night party for Roy Moore, Republican candidate for U.S.
Free flu shots offered to uninsured adults in Sedgwick County
The majority of people hit by the flu this season will recover; however, hundreds of thousands of others won't be as lucky. Children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems are seen most at risk for the disease, which can be fatal.
Oil recovers on big U.S. crude stock drawdown
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