It was belatedly revealed that senior comedian Cho Geum San had passed away on July 5.
According to Ansan Danwon Police station, tourists who were at the coastline of Daebu Island found Cho Geum San dead in the back seat of a parked car and alerted the authorities.
Cho Geum Sans cause of death is suspected to be suicide by charcoal-burning, as burned charcoal was found on the floor of his vehicle. He did not leave a suicide note at the site. It appears that he had driven his car to the location at 11 p.m. the previous day to commit suicide.