Korean Actor Moon Ji Yoon passed away Wednesday due to acute septicemia, also known as blood poisoning.
According to his agency Family ENT, the 36-year-old actor died around eight in the evening of March 18 (KST).
“He recently went to the hospital because he had a severe sore throat, but his condition became much worse and he was moved to the intensive care unit. He lost consciousness after that and he was not able to recover,” a source person from Family ENT said.
They also added, “He was a healthy person. I hope that there won’t be speculation.”
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Moon’s first drama debut was in the 2002 series “Romance.” He then appeared in several more dramas, including “Hyunjung, I Love You,” “Sassy Girl Chunhyang,” “Iljimae,” “Big,” “May Queen,” “Cheese in the Trap,” and “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo,” as well as films including “Mr. Wacky,” “Cheese in the Trap,” “Whatcha Wearin’?” and more.