19 Jul - It was reported that South Korean singer Jo Kwan-woo was stabbed in the neck after drinking with a former employee.
As reported by HanCinema website, the incident happened in the wee morning of 15 July at his Ilsan home. The Ilsan Police Station said they have requested an arrest warrant for the 44-year-old suspect, known as Jeon, on charges of attempted murder.
Contradictory reports said that the singer received between 10 and 100 stitches after the fight. On 16 July, his representatives stated, "The incident happened after an argument between Jo and Jeon. The latter was drunk and therefore it was not a premeditated intent."
Meanwhile, a representative of Dongguk University Hospital stated, "Jo has returned home after the surgery as his condition is not life-threatening."
Jo Kwan-woo's last album was in 2003 and he has appeared on MBC's "I Am Singer". The singer is currently busy in his involvement with Yedang Entertainment Company.