We bring you guys with unfortunate news. Broken Valentine‘s vocalist, Van, has passed away due to drowning.



The rock band, Broken Valentine, wrote this on their SNS on the 3rd of August: “We have come to report some sudden and heart breaking news. Broken Valentine’s vocal Van (Kim Kyung Min) who has been with us for 13 years has abruptly and unexpectedly left our sides from an accident. The coffin will be placed in the second funeral hall room in ‘Dongsuwon Hospital’ and the funeral procession will be on August 5.”



Reps of the band go into detail about how he passed away by saying: “He died from drowning. He went to go play in the waters with his friends, and unexpectedly met his death due to an accident.”



The band came together in 2002 and came out officially as Broken Valentine in 2007. They’re currently under Rolling Cultureone/YDCT Music. They’ve released 1 full album and 5 EPs from 2005 to 2013 and are noted for their for their appearance Top Band in 2011.



The staff at Japako send our deepest condolences to him and to those affected. Rest in peace.