SEOUL:- A top K-pop star wrote in a suicide note that he was “broken from inside” and “engulfed” by depression, it emerged Tuesday as his death sent shockwaves among fans worldwide. Kim Jong-Hyun, 27-year-old lead singer of the hugely popular K-pop boyband SHINee, was found in a hotel room in the South Korean capital Seoul in what police said was suicide. A coal briquette was burning on a frying pan — a common method of self-killing in South Korea, an ultra-competitive society with one of the world’s highest suicide rates.