AceShowbiz - Korean actor Cha In Ha has been found dead, aged 27.
The death of the screen star is currently being investigated by police. Confirming that Cha was found dead on Tuesday, December 3, his South Korean star's agency said in a statement, "We feel devastated to deliver such heartbreaking and unfortunate news. On December 3, actor Cha In Ha left our sides."
"We are truly heartbroken to deliver sad news to everyone who has sent lots of love and support to Cha In Ha until now. We are filled with grief at this news that is still hard to believe. We earnestly ask for rumours to not be spread and for speculative reports to not be released in order for his family, who is experiencing greater sadness more than anyone due to the sudden sad news, to send him away peacefully."
A funeral will be held privately, as per his family's wishes.
"We express deep mourning for his passing," the agency added.
Further details as to the cause of death, as well as where he was found dead, have yet to be revealed.
Cha first found fame starring in 2017 movie "You, Deep Inside of Me", and went on to star in shows such as "Temperature of Love" and "The Banker". He was also a member of Fantiago acting group SURPRISE U. His most recent role was in MBC series "Love With Flaws", with MBC saying in a statement, "We are trying to get an understanding of the situation right now."
The actor's death is the latest difficult development in the Korean entertainment industry - following the deaths of K-pop singers Sulli and Goo Hara, both of which happened in the past two months.