The young actress currently appearing in the show Boys Before Flowers has been found dead.
Jang Ja-yeon, an actress currently appearing in popular KBS2 drama Boys Before Flowers, was found dead in a Gangnam apartment Saturday afternoon.
It was reported that a close friend discovered her already dead and moved her to hospital at around 4:30.
A friend of Jang Ja-yeon said in an interview with Sports Shinmun, “Recently there’s been a contract problem with her management company and she’s been feeling low about the slipping significance of her role in the drama.”
Jang Ja-yeon debuted in an advert for a cookie company and was playing the role of Seon, one of the trio of “nasty girls” known as Jin-Seon-Yin in Boys Before Flowers.
The Chosun Ilbo has many funeral photo galleries through this link.
Update: Papers allegedly written by Jang Ja-yeon have surfaced; the papers allege she was beaten and raped by her producers and managers.