Son Ho Young attempts suicide after tragic death of GF

24 May 2013 / 3 years 5 months ago

Pop singer Son Ho-young was hospitalized Friday after what appears to be a suicide attempt, local police said.According to police, Son attempted to kill himself inside his car around 4:40 a.m. outside of a church in Yongsan-gu, Seoul but escaped the vehicle after it caught fire, reports the Korea Herald.He had lighted a coal briquette and intended to kill himself with gas poisoning, just like how his deceased girlfriend died.A passer-by found Son and called emergency services. He is being treated at Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital, but reportedly has sustained no serious injury.No suicide note has been found.The 33-year-old singer on Thursday attended the funeral of his ex-girlfriend, who was found dead in Son’s car Tuesday. According to an article in Soompi, many feel that this attempt was made due to the tragic death of his girlfriend, as well as the malicious rumors and comments that followed afterward by the netizens.

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