Popular South Korean actor-singer commits suicide

In this photo taken Aug. 13, 2009 South Korean actor and singer Park Yong-ha poses in Seoul, South Korea. Park was found dead Wednesday, June 30, 2010, in an apparent suicide, police and a news report said. Park, 33, apparently hanged himself in his home in Seoul, Yonhap news agency reported, citing police.(AP Photo/Yonhap) (AP)

June 30, 2010 11:08:31 AM PDT
A popular South Korean actor and singer killed himself Wednesday in distress over career pressures while caring for his terminally ill father, police said, the latest in a string of high-profile suicides in the Asian country.