Korean actor and singer Park Yong Ha was found dead in Seoul Nonhyundong on the 30th (KST), hanging lifeless from a cell phone charging cable at his own house.
According to police, Park Yong Ha was discovered dead at around 5:30 AM by his mother. The cause of death is likely suicide, but further details are still under wraps. Although this news was just announced, ‘Park Yong Ha’ immediately took the number one spot on Naver and other search engines across Korea.
It’s also been reported that Mr. Park was seen walking to his room after massaging his father’s legs and back at around 0:40 AM. Park Yong Ha was repeatedly saying “I am sorry” to his family and his father, who is suffering from terminal stomach cancer.
Park Yong Ha is well-known for his roles in many hit dramas, including Winter Sonata, Men’s Story and On Air. Thanks to those successful roles, Park Yong Ha was quite famous in Japan as well. He was also set to play the lead role in Love Song, an upcoming Korean drama adaptation of the Chinese movie Chum Mil Mil (甛蜜蜜), alongside Yoon Eun Hye.