Korean actor Kim Joo Hyuk's funeral procession took place at Asan Medical Center in Seoul this morning at around 10:45 AM KST. He was 45 years old.
On November 2, actor Kim's funeral procession was joined by his family members, close acquaintances, and fellow stars including Kim's lover actress Lee You Young.
It was told that Kim will be laid to rest today at a family vault in Seosan city in Chungcheongnam-do.
Actor Kim Joo Hyuk died of fatal head injuries following a car crash on October 30. Police reported that the autopsy was issued on Monday night to verify the exact cause of his death.
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In the first round of autopsy, Kim's death was caused by critical head injury that can lead to an instantaneous death, according to National Forensic Service's report.
But polices are still investigating details of the accident and exact cause of Kim's death. The final autopsy results will take one more week.
Ahead of Kim's funeral process, actor Kim's management agency―Namoo Actors said, "We will remember Actor Kim's upright character and passion forever. Please pray for the repose of the deceased, as well as give your warm support and encouragement to the bereaved family."
Kim Joo Hyuk debuted as an SBS TV actor in 1998. He initially received attention as the son of late veteran actor Kim Moo-saeng but soon built up his acting career through diverse movies and TV shows.
In 2013, actor Kim took part in famous variety show 'Happy Sunday-One Night Two Days' and received love from many fans.
On October 27, he won 'Best Supporting Actor' award in 20 years after his debut. At the time he said, "It feels like my parents in heaven are giving me this award. I'll work harder."
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Then just three days after, he died in a car crash.
His posthumous works include movie 'Heungbu' and 'Dokjeon' which are slated for release next year.
Rest in peace, Kim Joo Hyuk.
(Credit= SBS funE)
"Cried together", Rest in Peace Kim Joo Hyuk
Nov 2, 2017