South Korean singer and actress, Goo Hara has been found dead six months after she was hospitalised following an alleged suicide attempt.
The 28-year-old singer who was best known as a former member of the K-Pop group Kara, which she joined in 2008, was found dead at her home in Seoul on Sunday, November 24, 2019.
According to Gangnam Police Department, Goo’s cause of death is still under investigation after an acquaintance of the singer found her dead early Sunday morning. But South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reports that police stated suicide is a possibility.
Hours before her death, Goo posted a photo of herself lying in bed to her 1.6 million Instagram followers. The caption read “Good night,”
In May 2019, the singer allegedly attempted suicide. At the time of that incident, she was found unconscious at her home and hospitalized.
Goo later apologized to her fans for causing “concerns and a commotion.” “I am recovering,” Goo said in an interview after the incident. “I had been in agony over a number of overlapping issues… But from now on, I will steel my heart and try to be healthy.”
Goo was a member of the popular K-pop girl group Kara from 2008 to 2016, after which the singer started both her solo and acting career.