Posted in comedy | music on May 4, 2014

"RIP Jiwon Lee" - Liza Dye

"Sad to hear about Jiwon Lee. I hadn't seen her since high school, but her voice and mannerisms still stand out in my memory. RIP." - Nick Hurwitch

"Hard part about losing Jiwon is knowing she would have been there for anyone struggling. #jiwonlee" - Diana Saez

"Jiwon Lee ?? miss you, beautiful girl." - Anya Garrett

"Here's Jiwon Lee playing "Doctor" with @peteholmes @mccarthyredhead in 2008" - TheComicsComic

"Truly sorry to hear about Jiwon Lee. My heart is with her friends and family. Suicide truly sucks. Lost my cousin a month ago & it's tough." - Emily Cohen

"Thanks all for sharing info about #JiwonLee They found her. My thoughts are with her family. A stunner and a star. " - Abbi Crutchfield

Jiwon LeE

Comedian and dental student Jiwon Lee went missing at the beginning of April. Rumors started to circulate that she may have commited suicide. Today a body matching Jiwon's description was pulled out of the Hudson. Those close to Jiwon are telling us that it was in fact Jiwon. Tragic news. Rest in Peace Jiwon.

Services are planned for this weekend. More details to follow.

UPDATE: The family has released the following statement via the GoFundMe page they had running:

Dear Friends,
Thank you for your continued prayers, donations, and support. Unfortunately, Jiwon, beloved daughter, sister, and friend has gone on to a better place. Our family thanks you at this time for respecting our privacy. We are currently planning a memorial service to honor Jiwon and will post further details as soon as possible.
The NY Post notes: "Her cellphone was tracked to the George Washington Bridge, prompting speculation she had jumped."



Tags: Jiwon Lee, RIP

Comments (5)

Just such a sad devastating story. Prayers to the family.

Posted by nyc injury lawyer | May 4, 2014 9:21 PM

RIP Jiwon Lee

Posted by Carlos | May 4, 2014 9:26 PM

tragic story.. she had a glowing smile

Posted by dr | May 4, 2014 11:57 PM

I always wonder why they don't put fences up on the bridge. Rip.

Posted by D | May 5, 2014 9:55 AM

I can only hope that a bunch of 12 year olds from Texas are writing these comments. Karma will come for you soon assholes.

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2014 12:52 PM

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