A shocking and very unfortunate death.

Amid the news of the death of Moon Bin, a member of the group Astro, leading foreign media are also reporting related cases.

According to the police, Moon Bin was found dead by his manager at his home in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, around 8:10 p.m. on the 19th. Police have not found any special criminal charges in Moon Bin's death, but are investigating to determine the exact cause of his death.

Astro Moon Bin
Astro Moon Bin

Fantagio, the agency, reported the death of Moon Bin at around 2:25 a.m. on the 20th and expressed its condolences to the deceased. The agency said on its official SNS, "Moon Bin, a member of Astro, suddenly left us and became a star in the sky."

Astro members, our Fantagio fellow artists and executives and employees, who have been together for a long time, are deeply mourning the deceased in such great sadness and shock. "It's more heartbreaking because I know the heart of the deceased, who always loved and thought of his fans more than anyone else," he said.

The sudden sad news at dawn shocked not only the domestic entertainment industry but also overseas fans. Until just recently, Moon Bin has been actively engaged in world tours with Astro unit Moon Bin & Sanha. Foreign media such as BBC, Guardian, Billboard, and Forbes also reported on Moon Bin's death.

The BBC reported that Moon Bin's life activities and his younger brother Moon Soo-ah were working as a group Billy, listing the names of K-POP stars who died young in recent years. The BBC also mentioned singers Gu Hara, Sulli, Jonghyun of SHINee, and Minwoo of 100 percent.

Is it because of the harsh K-pop system?

Like the BBC, the British Guardian also listed the names of K-POP stars who died unfortunately, saying, "K-POP stars are usually selected for agencies in their early and mid-teens and live under strict control. He added, "I get hard music and dance training."

Billboard and Forbes in the U.S. reported the outline of the incident as previous reports, but focused on Moon Bin's footsteps and achievements as Astro and Astro unit Moon Bin & Sanha. In particular, Forbes said, "His fans and fellow artists share their memories as talented singers and performers. "Sadness is overflowing on social media," he said.

Meanwhile, the late Moon Bin made his debut in the music industry with the group Astro in 2016 and served as the main dancer and sub-vocalist. It has also formed a unit Moonbin & Sanha and released its third mini-album "INCENSE" in January this year, showing its willingness to work in music.

Currently, the deceased's mortuary is set up at Asan Medical Center in Seoul, and the bereaved family reportedly wants to hold a quiet funeral with their families and relatives.

May he rest in peace.

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