Korean news outlets reported that Korean actor Cha In Ha, 27, was found dead in his home.

The rookie actor debuted in 2017 as part of singer-actor group Surprise U under Fantagio.

He recently acted in drama Love With Flaws, starring Oh Yeon-seo and Ahn Jae-hyun, is currently on-air in South Korea.

The police are investigating the circumstances behind the death, and details have yet to be revealed.

The 27-year-old’s management company Fantagio released a statement, confirming his death and asking fans to give his family space during this period. The family will hold a private funeral for him.

In-ha has starred in dramas such as The Banker, and Miss Independent Ji Eun 2.

In his last Instagram post uploaded just 20 hours ago, where he sat enjoying a cuppa and looking at his mobile phone, he wrote in Korean: “Everybody, watch out”.

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Text: Kwok Kar Peng / AsiaOne / December 2019
Additional text: Hidayah Idris