She was signed to SM Entertainment...

K-Pop star Sulli has been found dead, it is being reported.

The Busan-born icon became a child star, with Sulli - real name Choi Jin-ri - first gaining success as an actress.

Debuting as a member of the group f(x) in 2009, she took a year-long hiatus in 2014.

Continuing to find success both as a solo performer and an actress, she was also open about the pressures fame can bring.

Only last year Sulli posted a 10 minute live stream of herself crying, discussing the intrusions on her life.

Rumours surrounding her health swept across social media this morning - October 14th - with SM Entertainment now releasing an official statement.

Sulli was found unconscious at her Seongnam residence, declared dead by emergency services shortly afterwards.

A tragic loss, our thoughts are with her friends and family.

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