Parasite Star Lee Sun-kyun Laid to Rest, Mourners Pay Emotional Tribute

Emotional Farewell to Parasite Star Lee Sun-kyun

Mourners, including friends, co-stars, and grieving family members, gathered to bid a tearful goodbye to Lee Sun-kyun, the acclaimed actor from the film Parasite, at his funeral held in South Korea.

Heart-Wrenching Scenes at Funeral

Lee’s family, notably his wife Jeon Hye-jin and their two sons, appeared devastated as they attended the funeral at Seoul National University Hospital.

The ceremony was an emotional affair, with his eldest son carrying his portrait out of the funeral home, followed by his grieving wife and their youngest child.

Fans’ Tributes and Remembrances

Fans expressed their grief by leaving touching messages on the walls of the funeral home, honoring Lee’s legacy with phrases like ‘Goodbye My Mister’ and ‘Rest in Peace.’

The actor, aged 48, was tragically found dead in his car in a suspected suicide, leaving behind a note discovered by his wife.

Funeral Arrangements and Legacy

The funeral was held privately as per the family’s wishes, and Lee will be cremated, with his remains laid to rest at a memorial park in Gwangju, southeast of Seoul.

His passing marks a tragic loss in the entertainment world.

Controversies and Investigations Surrounding Lee’s Death

Before his passing, Lee faced allegations of drug use and was under investigation by the police. He was dropped from major projects and questioned regarding accusations of taking marijuana and another substance.

He vehemently denied knowingly using illegal drugs and demanded a lie detector test to prove his innocence.

Legal Ramifications of Drug Use in South Korea

South Korea has stringent laws against drug use, with severe penalties for both sellers and users. Those found guilty of drug-related offenses can face imprisonment or hefty fines, reflecting the country’s strict stance against narcotics.

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