South Korean actress Oh In-hye passed away in hospital late Monday afternoon after being found unconscious in her home earlier that day.
According to Incheon Yeonsu Police Station and the Songdo Fire Department, the 36-year-old actress was found unresponsive at her home in Incheon around 5 AM on Monday.
She was in a state of cardiac arrest and underwent emergency procedure before being rushed to the nearby Inha University Hospital.
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Initially, Oh was reportedly stabilised. However, the actress did not regain consciousness.
Later, the South Korean pop culture portal Dispatch reported that Oh’s acquaintance has confirmed the actress had died.
“I hoped she would be able to overcome this crisis. But in the end, she was never able to regain consciousness,” the acquaintance told Dispatch.
Another South Korean pop culture portal AllK-Pop earlier quoted a police spokesman as saying: “Oh In-hye’s friend found her and reported it, but we do not know why the friend was there. We currently believe that she [attempted suicide].”
Oh first appeared on screen in the 2011 film Sin of a Family and later appeared in movies such as The Plan (2014) and Secret Travel (2013).