South Korean Singer Park Bo Ram Dies at 30; Police Say She Was Drinking With Friends Before Her Death

South Korean singer Park Bo Ram passed away on April 12 at the age of 30. She was preparing for her 10th anniversary in the music industry.
South Korean Singer Park Bo Ram Dies at 30; Police Say She Was Drinking With Friends Before Her Death
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In a shocking turn of events, South Korean singer Park Bo Ram has passed away on April 12. The K-Pop singer was 30 years old. Her death has left the South Korean music industry and K-Pop fans in shock. The news of her death was confirmed by her agency. However, the cause of her death is still unknown. It is reported that she was set to complete 10 years in the music industry this year and was preparing to release new music on the occasion.

“This is XANADU Entertainment. We are here to share sorrowful and heartbreaking news. Park Bo Ram suddenly passed away late at night on April 11. All of the artists and executives at XANADU Entertainment are deeply mourning the deceased with great sadness. It is even more heartbreaking that we have to tell you this sudden news to all of the fans who support Park Bo Ram. The funeral will be held after consulting with the bereaved’s family. Once again, we send our deepest condolences to the deceased so she may rest in peace,” her agency, XANADU Entertainment said.

An AllKPop report stated the officers from the Namyangju Police Station filed a report claiming that Park Bo Ram was at a private gathering hours before her death. She was reportedly drinking with two other friends. As per the report, the singer excused herself to go to the washroom at 9:55 pm but did not return for some time. When her friends went in to check on her, she was ‘found slouched over the sink, unconscious.’ The friends performed CPR on her while they waited for the emergency responders to arrive. The responders took ark Bo Ram to Hanyang University Guri Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 11:17 PM.

For the unversed, Park Bo Ram shot to fame after she participated in Mnet audition program ‘SuperStar K2’ in 2010. Her impressive singing skills won viewers over. She eventually made her solo debut in 2014 with the song, Beautiful. Se went on to sing songs such as Celepretty, Sorry, Pretty Bae, and Dynamic Love, among others. She also sang the OST for Reply 1988, titled Hyehwa Dong, and W titled, Please Say Something Even Though It Is a Lie.

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She also collaborated with singers such as Eric Nam, boy band member Park Kyung, and rapper Lil Boi. In February, she released her song I Hope with Huh Gak. Earlier this month, she released the song I Miss You and was going to release her 10th anniversary album this summer.

Source: News18

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