Fans are mourning the loss of South Korean actress Jung Chae-yul.
The model, known for her roles in dramas including I Have Not Done My Best Yet and Zombie Detective, has died at the age of 26. According to Star News, the actress was found at her home on April 11. No further details on her cause of death have been given at this time.
Her agency, Management S, released a statement following her passing.
“We have to deliver very heartbreaking and unfortunate news—actress Chae-yul left us on April 11th,” the company told MK News via translation. “Her funeral will be held privately in accordance to the wishes of her family, who must be in greater sadness than anyone else. We hope you pray for the deceased so Chae-yul, who was also sincere in her acting, may rest in peace.”
The agency’s CEO, Lee Soo Haeng, also reflected on Chae-yul’s legacy. “Our Chae Yul was very hardworking,” he told OSEN, according to KBI Zoom. “She was a deep-hearted and cool friend. In my opinion, it is hard to describe in words how amazing she was as an actress.”