Reports have come out on December 9, that former 4MINUTE member Gayoon‘s older brother has passed away.

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Gayoon’s company Yuleum Entertainment, released a statement about the passing:

Heo Gayoon’s brother passed away on December 8. The funeral will be on the 10th.The brother of Gayoon had a chronic illness that worsened resulting in his passing. His passing has nothing to do with the COVID-19 disease. Gayoon and her family, are standing by at the mortuary in great sorrow. The funeral will be attended by close relatives and acquaintances.

— Yuleum Entertainment

Condolences to Gayoon and her family.