The portrait of Jonghyun, the 27-year-old lead singer of the massively popular K-pop boy band SHINee, is seen on a mourning altar at a hospital in Seoul. Photo: AFP

SHINee singer Jonghyun’s final message before suicide: ‘the depression finally engulfed me entirely’

The lead singer of top South Korean boy band SHINee died in hospital on Monday in a suicide that robs fans of the globally-famous K-Pop genre of one of its biggest stars

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The portrait of Jonghyun, the 27-year-old lead singer of the massively popular K-pop boy band SHINee, is seen on a mourning altar at a hospital in Seoul. Photo: AFP
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