‘Produce 101 Season 2’ Contestant Lee Ji Han Dies During the Itaewon Tragedy

itaewon tragedy 2022 Lee Ji Han
itaewon tragedy 2022 Lee Ji Han
Credit: Lee Ji Han Instagram

Lee Ji Han from Produce 101 Season 2 passed away during the Itaewon Tragedy. He was only 24 years old.

Lee Ji Han’s agency, 935 Entertainment, has also confirmed the sad news. On October 30th, the label told Xportsnews that it is true that Lee Ji Han died during the Itaewon incident on October 29th. The label stated, “We hoped it wasn’t true, but we were extremely shocked when we heard the news. We are going about this carefully, as his family is in great sorrow. We pray for the deceased.”

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Credit: Mnet

His fellow Produce 101 Season 2 contestants, Park Hee Seok, Jo Jin Hyung and Kim Do Hyun, mourned the loss of their friend on their social media stories. They wrote, “On October 30th, 2022, Ji Han left this world to go to a much better place. Please say goodbye to him as he goes to his final place. As space is limited, visitors to his funeral will be allowed starting at 2 PM tomorrow.”

Kim Do Hyun wrote, “Rest in peace to all those who lost their lives in the Itaewon tragedy. I dare not understand the feelings of the victims’ families, but I would like to express my deepest condolences.”

Lee Ji Han was born in 1998 and made his face known to the public by starring in Mnet’s 2017 talent show, Produce 101 Season 2. He made his debut as an actor playing Shin Nam Hyun in the 2019 web drama Today Was Another Nam Hyun Day.

Lee Ji-han’s funeral is currently taking place at Myeongji Hospital Funeral Hall in Gyeonggi-do, and he will be cremated on November 1st, 1:30 PM.

According to Xportsnews’ reports, Lee Ji Han was filming new MBC drama The Season of Kkokdu

It is a fantasy romance drama that tells the story of a grim reaper named Kkokdu who comes down to this world to punish humans every 99 years. Kkokdu meets Han Gye Jeol (Im Soo Hyang), a doctor with mysterious abilities, and starts working as a visiting doctor.

The late Lee Ji Han played Jeong Yi Deun, the ex-boyfriend of Han Gye Jeol, and filmed the series until the end of last month.

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  • My heart goes out his family and others who passed away during the tragedy. May his soul soar high with the angels as he makes his way to God’s Garden oh peace. May the memhe left bring peace to your heart.

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