12:47 am - 02/22/2013

A’st1′s Sung In Kyu passes away at the age of 24 after fight with cancer

Sung In Kyu, former member of disbanded DSP Entertainment group A’st1, has passed away on the 22nd after his battle with cancer at the young age of 24.

The singer’s wake is currently being held at the funeral center of the Asan Hospital, where family and friends have gathered to pay their respects. Sung In Kyu previously revealed his diagnosis with thymus cancer through a touching letter to his fans back in 2011. Since then, he had been fighting his battle with the disease through continuous chemotherapy treatments.

Park Jung Jin bid farewell to his fellow member on his Twitter, writing “In Kyu, a dongseng who I promoted with as a member of A’st1 has passed away today. He must have had a difficult time undergoing chemotherapy but he always answered the phone with a cheerful voice, that was the kind of person In Kyu was. I hope he will be able to close his eyes in peace now in heaven.”

Sung In Kyu made his debut as a member of A’st1 back in 2008. The group promoted songs like “Dynamite” and also sang the OST song “Yearning of the Heart” for the hit drama ‘Boys Over Flowers‘.

May he rest in peace, and our hearts go out to all his loved ones.

source: akp, star news, money today

omgosh. this is so heartbreaking. my condolences goes out to his loved ones. R.I.P :(
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shancq 22nd-Feb-2013 08:06 am (UTC)
What. Just... RIP :(
baroness 22nd-Feb-2013 08:09 am (UTC)
rest in peace.
this is very sad, he was way too young :(
b1gay4 22nd-Feb-2013 08:23 am (UTC)
im gonna steal ur gotdamn dp
oystersauce87 22nd-Feb-2013 08:09 am (UTC)
This is really sad.
carmine_pink 22nd-Feb-2013 08:14 am (UTC)
So young :(
chinchuu 22nd-Feb-2013 08:15 am (UTC)
24 is too young.
RIP and my condolences to his friends and family.
swhyeon1991 22nd-Feb-2013 08:18 am (UTC)
Oh my.. RIP :'(
Btw A'st1 has a tag OP.
floptbh 22nd-Feb-2013 08:31 am (UTC)
omg i didn't know. i'm so sorry!
b1gay4 22nd-Feb-2013 08:23 am (UTC)
rest in peace.
kelseyum 22nd-Feb-2013 08:31 am (UTC)
so sad, he was way too young, RIP.
A'ST1 was one of my first kpop groups i loved many, many years ago, this just breaks my heart.

my heart goes out to the members, his friends and family, and all the fans who loved him.
shanny_w 22nd-Feb-2013 08:33 am (UTC)
I remember when they first debuted. It's really sad to see he has passed away :(
odd_fish_stick 22nd-Feb-2013 08:55 am (UTC)
Someone was wondering about him the other day and that's when i looked them up. This is really sad.
yunhalove 22nd-Feb-2013 09:05 am (UTC)
Nooooo what the fuck???

Nooooooooo????? oh my god. as a former a'st1 stan/eunice i can't even register this.
myiuchan 22nd-Feb-2013 09:07 am (UTC)
last time i heard about him he was even back in school :(( he was even on tomo's radio show once too... it's just so sad.... RIP. :(((
oncloud999 22nd-Feb-2013 09:08 am (UTC)
omg so sad! i stanned a'st1 for a while. so young too. RIP
keithfan_sra 22nd-Feb-2013 09:19 am (UTC)
24.....This is so incredibly sad. My heart goes out to all who knew him.
surisays 22nd-Feb-2013 09:19 am (UTC)
omg i remember when he was diagnosed, and i was wondering if he got better. sooooo sadddddd.
lonelymoon 22nd-Feb-2013 09:22 am (UTC)
Oh my god, never heard anything about his health D: RIP and condolences to his friends and family :(
hisjulliet 22nd-Feb-2013 09:23 am (UTC)
Rest in Peace
hellodee16 22nd-Feb-2013 09:37 am (UTC)
omg cancer at such a young age :'(
he was one of the rappers, right? may he r.i.p.
gray_fairy 22nd-Feb-2013 01:51 pm (UTC)
Sadly, even young kids can get cancer. It's really terrible. I don't know why countries don't invest more in research. My country only dedicates like...an 1% to research :(
toshi830 22nd-Feb-2013 09:41 am (UTC)
that's really too young

RIP and condolences
intertiax 22nd-Feb-2013 10:04 am (UTC)
Heartbreaking. RIP and condolences to his family and friends :(
a_cheshire_grin 22nd-Feb-2013 10:30 am (UTC)
Rest in Peace and my condolences to his family and all his friends. ;__;
every_journal 22nd-Feb-2013 10:56 am (UTC)
When I come home tonight I'm gonna listen to all their songs and have myself a good sob T-T
I wish his family and friends all the best and I hope they can overcome this loss.

Btw. Jangmoon and Hanbyul also tweeted about this TT-TT
schizofragile 22nd-Feb-2013 02:38 pm (UTC)
what did they say? ;___; I loved them so bad q____q
soramai 22nd-Feb-2013 11:51 am (UTC)
so sad.
Rest in peace.
weerainbow 22nd-Feb-2013 12:10 pm (UTC)
I don't actually know anything about this group but no matter what this is terribly sad news. For anyone to lose their life at such a young age is awful :(
song_jihyuk 22nd-Feb-2013 12:18 pm (UTC)
24 is really young :(
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