Lead singer of South Korean boy band Shinee dies: Yonhap

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Posted: Dec 18, 2017 5:45 AM

SEOUL (Reuters) - The lead singer of South Korea's top boy band Shinee died on Monday after being taken to hospital unconscious, several news outlets including the Yonhap news agency reported without giving any source for the information.

Kim Jong-hyun was found unconscious in a Seoul apartment, Yonhap said without giving further details.

News channel YTN reported that the singer had checked into a serviced residence for two nights and was found unconscious by police.

No immediate confirmation from police was available.

(Reporting by Dahee Kim, Cynthia Kim; Editing by Nick Macfie)