SM Entertainment planning memorial for Sulli's fans to pay tribute to late K-pop star

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 07: South Korean singer Sulli attends the Louis Vuitton "Volez, Voguez, Voyagez" Exhibition on June 7, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images)

SM Entertainment, the agency behind Sulli’s career and her South Korean girl group f(x), on Tuesday (15 October) announced that it will prepare a memorial for fans of the deceased K-pop star and actress to pay tribute to her.

In a post on its Twitter page, SM Entertainment said, “Sulli has left our side. We are struck with grief to deliver such sad news to fans. Following the wishes of Sulli's family, we have prepared a place where the fans who have always cheered Sulli on and sent her their endless love and support can bid her farewell with a warm greeting, at the address below:

Shinchon Severance Hospital, Funeral Hall #7 (Ground floor level 1)

From October 15 (4 PM - 9 PM) and October 16 (12 PM - 9 PM), fans can pay their condolences. Once again, we express our deepest grief regarding the news."

The announcement was followed by news that Sulli’s family wished to conduct a private funeral at an undisclosed location.

Sulli, 25, was found dead in her home in Seoul on Monday (14 October). The police said that Sulli was grappling with severe depression, without elaborating.

In 2014, Sulli took a year-long hiatus from f(x) after experiencing a barrage of hate comments online about her personal life. She continued to be a target for cyberbullies in the period leading to her death.

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