Yohan entered the K-pop scene in 2013 with the group NOM (No Other Man), and in 2017 joined the six-piece group TST, which reached the Top 30 South Korean with their EP Time’s Up and Wake Up .
He is the last K-pop star to die young in recent years. In 2015, Ahn So-jin, a hopeful group of girls, died from a fall from the 10th floor of a building. The very popular Kim Jong-hyun, member of the group SHINee, committed suicide in 2017, while Goo Hara and Sulli, two singers and actors from girl groups, committed suicide six weeks apart in 2019 after suffering serious online abuse.
In December, Cha In Ha, another singer who also had a promising acting career, died suddenly at the age of 27, the cause of death having remained confidential.
• In the UK, Samaritans can be contacted at 116 123 or by email at [email protected] In the United States, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. In Australia, the Lifeline Crisis Assistance Service is 13 11 14. In South Korea, the Korea Suicide Prevention Center number is 82 2-2203-0053 and its email address is [email protected] Other international suicide hotlines are available at www.befrienders.org.