Go Soo Jung (Picture from Soompi)

KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean actress Go Soo Jung, who had acted in the popular K-Drama Goblin, passed away last Friday due to an illness.

According to Soompi, her agency, Story J Company, had officially revealed the unfortunate news earlier today.

A statement from the company read: “Actress Go Soo Jung recently left the world and became a shining star in the sky. She was an actress with as pure and sweet a heart as anyone out there, and we will remember her and her bright smile that lit up the world forever.”

It ended with: “Please wish her a safe passage.”

Go’s funeral was held last Sunday as a private event attended by family members and close friends.

The actress, 24, caught the attention of K-Drama fans after appearing in a memorable role in the hit series, Goblin, in 2016.

Go had also starred in Solomon’s Perjury and the music video to K-Pop giants BTS’ song, With Seoul.