Yohan, Singer in K-Pop Band TST, Dies at 28

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Yohan, a member of the South Korean boy band TST, has died. He was 28.

Korean boy band TST’s member Yohan passed away at the age of 28. Yohan, whose real name was Kim Jeong-hwan, breathed his last on Tuesday. The reason for his demise is yet unknown.

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The Korean pop star’s death was confirmed to the local media by TST’s record label KJ Music Entertainment.

In statement read: “Hello. This is TST’s label, KJ Music Entertainment. We are sad to relay the most unfortunate, sorrowful news. Back on June 16, TST member Yohan left this world. The late Yohan’s family is currently in deep mourning. The family has pleaded that media articles about Yohan’s passing, such as those making speculations about the cause of his death, be refrained out of respect. We express our deepest condolences in light of Yohan’s final parting.”

Born Kim Jeong-hwan, Yohan joined TST, signed to KJ Entertainment, in 2017 after a stint in the boy band NOM. He is featured on TST’s EPs Time’s Up and Wake Up, both released in 2017, and also their latest single Countdown released earlier this year.

Yohan gained massive fame back in 2016, when he joined the group NOM. The K-pop star then went on to join TST, which was formely known as Top Secret. The band made headlines after it released its album ‘Countdown’ in January.

According to reports, Yohan’s funeral would take place on Thursday. His mortal remains would reportedly be taken from Severance Hospital in Sinchon, Seoul and be buried at the Yongin Catholic Park Cemetery.

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