SM Entertainment has released an official press statement regarding Sulli's sudden passing.
On October 14 KST, a representative for the agency wrote: "We are sorry for having to deliver such sad and regrettable news. Sulli has left us."
"We cannot believe the current situation, and we are struck with grief," they continued, adding the request that articles containing unconfirmed rumors not be published out of respect of the grieving family.
The agency concluded their press statement by expressing their deep condolences.