On October 8, ESteem Modeling Agency announced that model Lee Ui Soo has passed away on October 6, he was 22 years old.
The agency released a full statement saying,
“We express our grief and sadness in the sudden news. It is a situation that shocked everyone and its also true that he took his own life, but we’re still working on finding out the details. His family would like to quietly carry out the funeral with each other. Please pray for the deceased.”
On October 7, Lee Ui Soo’s brother spoke up about his brother’s passing away on his own social media account, he said,
“My one and only younger brother has passed away on October 6, 2017. I thought that he was living happily doing something he love making his own choices as a model and a DJ. It must’ve been so hard on him that he decided to take his own life.”
“Please pray for my little brother that he has done to a better place, there will be a further investigation.”
The funeral is set to take place on October 9 at Seoul Memorial Park.
May his soul rest in peace.