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11.20.2009

model daul kim found dead in apparent suicide


20-year-old South Korean fashion model Daul Kim was found dead in Paris yesterday in an apparent suicide: 20-Year-Old Model Daul Kim Is Dead.

The 5-foot-10 Kim was a fixture at fashion weeks in Paris, London, Milan and New York, where she modeled for the likes Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton and Anna Sui, and appeared in several international versions of Vogue.

Kim's body was found Thursday morning in her apartment by a friend, who alerted police. Paris police are investigating the cause of death, but media reports are saying it's mostly likely she committed suicide.

She was known for her quirky style and was an accomplished painter and filmmaker. She was also known for blog, I Like to Fork Myself. More here: South Korean Model Daul Kim Found Dead In Paris .