Kim Jonghyun, the lead singer of the K-pop group SHINee, died on Monday, December 18, according to multiple South Korean reports.He was 27. Two weeks before his death, Jonghyun sent a 47-line text to his friend, Jang Hee-yeon, a fellow musician from the band Dear Cloud, who goes by the name Nine9, with the request to â¦ He was 27. BTS have addressed Jonghyunâs tragic death, saying it was âa shock to everyoneâ. Members of BTS, Girlsâ Generation, and more were seen arriving at â¦ Jonghyunâs family has decided not to go through with an autopsy and a wake is currently being held as we speak for the 27-year-old performer. The part that angered fans the most is how El Jueves mocked the death of SHINee's Jonghyun. I hope that anyone suffering from the aftermath of his death speaks out about it, looks to others for comfort, and seeks counseling if â¦ Kim Jonghyun, the lead singer of K-pop superstar boy band SHINee, was found dead at an apartment in Seoul. ... His tragic death is also a reminder of South Korea's alarmingly high suicide rate. His death sparked a massive outpouring of grief, with fans all over the world flocking to social media to mourn one of K â¦ Jonghyun, full name Kim Jong-hyun, was one of the five members of SHINee, who have had a string of number one hits in their home country. A number of Korean stars came to pay their respects, including BTS, Kim Yoona, Yuri, Hyo Yeon, BoA as â¦ An apparent suicide note left by K-pop star Kim Jong-hyun â the SHINee singer best known by his stage name, Jonghyun â revealed the depth of â¦ Jonghyun was loved by many, and this is truly a tragedy for his family, fans, friends, colleagues, staff members, and the lives of each and every person he touched. The suicide of SHINee frontman Kim Jong-hyun, better known as Jonghyun, on December 18 shocked the Korean entertainment sphere and made international news. Read They Have a Nightmare from the story BTS Reactions by rest_well_jonghyun (Jjongie) with 16,099 reads. The entire K-Pop community is mourning the tragic death of the talented Jonghyun. BTS Reactions Fanfiction. Jonghyun of boyband SHINee took his own life in December at the age of 27, after battling depression. Jonghyun was one of the many who die every year which makes me more than miserable. In reaction to the ... A post about "Reasons behind BTS V â¦ It is the second highest in the world and it commonly affects more men than women. Conflicting reports have surfaces regarding the cause of death. wattys2018, bts, kimtaehyung.