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As reported on Soompi:
The police department in charge of the investigation into the deaths of Leeteuk‘s father (Park Yong In), grandfather (Park Hyun Suk), and grandmother (Chun Kyung Tae) have released some concluding information about the case.
According to the Dongjak Police Department, the bodies of Leeteuk’s father and grandparents were found at their house around 9:20AM on January 6 by Mr. Park’s nephew/niece, who then called the police. The grandparents were found strangled, lying side by side on a bed, while the father was in the same room hanging from a wardrobe handle. A suicide note was also discovered with the message, “I will take my parents and go to heaven together so live well.” It also had the message, “I am sorry to my children.”
Apparently, Leetuk's father had been suffereing from depression having to take care of his two invalid parents and an overwhleming debt problem. More info here.
Super Junior’s Leeteuk has taken leave from the army to be with his family after his father and grandparents were found deceased in an apartment.
Fans and fellow-idols alike have taken to social media with outpourings of love and support.
SM Entertainment News (
@SM_TownNews), a fanbase dedicated to all things SM, tweeted:
“No matter what, ELFs will always be there to hold your hand, Teuk Oppa... So be strong #StayStrongLeeteuk
Members of U-KISS, 2PM and B2ST have all tweeted their thoughts:
B2ST’s Doojoon in part said: "With respect, I hope the deceased rest in peace"
2PM’s Chansung: "Have strength, Leeteuk hyung."
And U-KISS soohyun: "Your heart must be feeling so much pain. With respect, I hope the deceased rest in peace. Have strength, Leeteuk hyung."
And as the family came together to mourn, fans from across the world tried to protect their idol
@raichanxd: "Please, if you love him don't go to the funeral. Let him and his family quietly bid farewell to the deceased."