K-pop singer and actress Goo Hara was found dead at her home in the Cheongdam neighbourhood of Seoul on Saturday evening, according to the Gangnam Police Department.
"We received a report on 24 November, 6:30 pm KST about a death", the police said in a statement. "We are currently investigating the cause".
A day before her demise, she made a post in Instagram captioned "Good night".
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The singer earlier attempted suicide at her home in May. She was found unconscious by her manager and taken to a hospital. She later apologised to fans for trying to take her own life.
The singer's fans, devastated by the loss, rushed to Twitter to mourn and express their condolences after receiving the news of their beloved star's death.
Deep condolences to Goo Hara family and friends— Soda Gembira 🎭🤟🏻 (@Mariagalh) November 24, 2019
Rest in Peace eonni 🕯 pic.twitter.com/vZPxGODtyq
RIP Goo Hara, sending love and strength to her family, friends and fans.— 9¾ ᶠᵃᵗⁱᵐᵃ | (@joononthemo0n) November 24, 2019
Many Twitter users recalled Goo Hara's friendship with late Sulli, another K-pop celebrity who committed suicide last month. Sulli had reportedly suffered from severe depression.
rest in peace on sulli's bestfriend goo hara💕 i hope goo hara is now happy with her and also jonghyun💘 condolences on her family, friends and fans💖 pic.twitter.com/KYOCrVzzC0— ria (@DREAMINGHAECHAN) November 24, 2019
A month ago, you cried for your bestfriend's death because you can't do anything to help her and now you're gone too.— 𝘀 𝗶 𝗮 𝗵 (@Vadaekshi) November 24, 2019
We can't do anything to help you. Idk why is this happening but hey, pls remember i love you both. #goohara#RestInPeace pic.twitter.com/0ovr4zACws
Goo Hara was born on 13 January 1991 in Gwanju, South Korea. She launched her career in 2008, joining the girl group Kara. In 2015, she put out her solo debut EP Alohara (Can You Feel It?).