Not too long ago on July 16th, Jose Arredondo, father of K-Pop idol Samuel Kim was reported to have been murdered in Mexico.
The news shocked not just Samuel Kim and his fans but the entire K-Pop community as his death was reported to be a homicide.
Recent news reports have revealed that the cause of death was blunt force trauma. Other reports have also stated that the entrepreneur was stabbed as well but it has not yet been confirmed.
On July 30th, Samuel Kim left a heartbreaking message to his late father, wishing him a happy birthday.
The K-Pop idol wrote:
“Happy birthday dad. Always inside my heart. You are a legend to me. I’ll be like you in the future. I miss you so much. Love you so much dad”.
Investigations in to the murder of Jose Arredondo is still ongoing.
According to People:
“Arredondo, a well-respected member of the Bakersfield community who immigrated to the United States in the 1970s from Mexico, was found in a home that he owned in the popular Mexico resort town. Authorities are calling the incident a “home invasion,” but have not publicly disclosed whether there are any suspects.”
Our condolences go out to Samuel Kim and the loved ones of Jose Arredondo. May he rest in peace.