The South Korean singer Moonbin is dead. As the South Korean news portal "X Sports News" reports, the police in the capital Seoul announced that his manager found him lifeless in his apartment in the Gangnam-gu district on Monday evening at 8:10 p.m have. Previously, he should not have appeared at scheduled rehearsals. Moonbin was only 25 years old.

His band Astro shared a statement from record label Fantagio Music on Instagram, confirming the death of their member. It reads, "On April 19th, Astro member Moonbin suddenly left us and became a star in the sky." Mourn with the family of the deceased. Citing police sources, the reports say Moonbin may have committed suicide. An autopsy should now clarify the exact circumstances. Moon Bin, his real name, is survived by his parents and sister Moon Sua, singer of the K-pop group Billlie.

Moonbin went on hiatus in 2019
Moonbin was a singer, actor, dancer and model, best known as a member of the very successful boy band Astro. Together with his bandmate Yoon San-ha (23), he was also active and successful as Moonbin & Sanha. In 2019, the artist took a break for health reasons, but returned to the group in 2020. The singer has been part of the band Astro since 2009.