Choi Jin Ri, commonly known as Sulli, an actress, singer and former member of girl group f(x), passed away on October 14, 2019 at her house in Seongnam, Seoul. Police stated that they are investigating it as a possible suicide. The manager reportedly visited the house when he was not able to reach her, after speaking with Sulli via phone the previous day.
The following statement is official:
This is SM Entertainment.
We apologize for conveying such sad and unfortunate news.
Sulli has left our side.
We cannot believe the situation now and we are just filled with grief.
For her family who is grieving after the sudden news of her passing, we earnestly request that you refrain from writing speculative articles or spreading rumors. We express our deep condolences.
Sulli was born on March 29, 1994, in Busan, South Korea. She entered the entertainment industry when she was only 13 years old.
She was known as a free-spirit who was an advocate for the no bra movement which among other things made her the victim of the continuous rumors and malicious comments spread about her which led to her going on an abrupt hiatus in 2014.