K-pop star Sulli found dead at her home aged 25

In this Sept. 30, 2015, photo, South Korean pop star and actress Sulli poses during the K-Beauty Close-Up event in Seoul, South Korea. News reports on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, say Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul. (Jang Se-young/Newsis via AP)

South Korean pop star and actress Sulli has been found dead by her manager at her home south of Seoul at the age of 25.

A report by Yonhap news agency said Sulli was found on Monday afternoon and police have said there were no signs of foul play at her home in Seongnam, in the Gyeonggi province of the country.

The police are investigating the cause of the star's death, working on the assumption she may have taken her own life, reports the BBC.

The artist, whose legal name is Choi Jin-ri, was formerly a member of K-Pop girl band f(x).

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 20:  Sulli of f(x) poses for photographs during the DECKE flagship store opening event on March 20, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea.  (Photo by Choi Soo-Young/Multi-Bits via Getty Images)

She took a hiatus from the group in 2014 after allegedly receiving online abuse before moving on to pursue a career in acting.

Sulli resumed her music career back in 2018 as she featured on South Korean artist Dean's single Dayfly. She then went on to make her solo debut this year with single Goblin.

f(x) made their debut in 2009 with the five-piece band made up of Sulli alongside Victoria, Amber, Luna and Krystal.

Their second album Pink Tape, made while Sulli was still a part of the group, received international acclaim.

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: (L-R) Victoria Song, Amber Liu, Krystal Jung, Sulli and Luna from girl group F(x) arrive to KCON 2013 convention for K-Pop fans - Day 2 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on August 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Keipher McKennie/WireImage)

It peaked at the number one spot on Billboard's World Albums Chart as well as South Korea's Gaon Weekly Album Chart.

Sulli was a close friend of another K-pop icon, Jonghyun, who took his own life in 2017.

She had previously opened upon about her struggles with anxiety on her 2018 reality programme, Jinri Store.

14 November 2017 - Seoul, South Korea : South Korean singer and actress Sulli, member of former K-Pop girl group F(x), attend a photo call for the Spanish Fashion brand 'LOEWE Seoul 2018 S/S Ready-to-Wear' collection preview party in Seoul, South Korea on November 14, 2017. Photo Credit: Lee Young-ho

The artist shared: "Social phobia, panic disorder.... I've had panic disorder ever since I was young.

"There were times when close people... Some of my closest friends have left me. People hurt me, so everything fell apart. I didn't feel like I had anyone on my side or anyone who could understand me. So that's why I completely fell apart."

- This article first appeared on Yahoo

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