Korean TV actress Go Soo-jung dies at age 24

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  • Wednesday, 12 Feb 2020

Korean actress Jung Go Soo Jung recently died on Feb 7 from a chronic illness, her agency, Story J Company, revealed today. Photo: Instagram/StoryJCompany

She caught the eye of Korean entertainment fans when she made her debut in hit TV drama Goblin in 2016.

Actress Go Soo-jung was also cast in TV drama Solomon's Perjury and she appeared in a music video for BTS song With Seoul.

But Korean show business has lost another artiste after her agency, Story J Company, revealed on Wednesday (Feb 12) that Go recently died from an illness.

A private funeral on Feb 9 was attended by family members and friends.

The koreaboo portal reported that the actress died on Feb 7.

According to her agency, Go, 24, will always be remembered, paying tribute to her "bright smile" that lit up the world.

It urged fans to "wish her a safe passage".

Netizens have asked others to give the family room and time to grieve.

Noting that Go died from an illness, one person posted: "So please stop making any assumptions or speculation.

"Do you know (such actions) will hurt her family who still mourn her death?"

Another person also called on others to respect the family's privacy, writing: "No parent should see their children die and no children should die before their parents.

"May she rest in peace." - The StraitsTimes/Asia News Network

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