March 9 2018

Actor Jo Min-Gi takes his own life

Actor Jo Min-Gi has taken his own life. He was found dead by his wife around 4PM today, March 9, 2018, in the storage area of their apartment’s underground parking lot. Around February 20, 2018, Jo Min-Gi was accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by students he taught at Cheongju University. Police informed the media on February 21, 2018 that they would investigate the claims and OCN announced that Jo Min-Gi has dropped out of their upcoming drama series “Children of A Lesser God.” Jo Min-Gi was also scheduled to go to the Chungbuk Provincial Police Agency on March 12, 2018 to answer questions regarding the sexual harassment and assault claims. Initially, Jo Min-Gi denied the sexual harassment and sexual assault claims, but he finally made an apology on February 27, 2018.

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