A friend of Daul Kim who IM'd with the model the night before Kim was found dead in her Paris apartment says that Kim complained of feeling depressed, and was in an abusive relationship. But she was scared to leave:
Daul Kim's boyfriend was the first to find the body of the 20-year-old Korean model, artist, and writer, who died by asphyxiation. Police believe Kim's death was a suicide. Her agency has confirmed that her mother is en route to Paris. [AP]
Daul Kim — who penned an acclaimed and insightful blog between assignments for clients like Vogue, Chanel, and Rodarte — died this morning in Paris, her agency has confirmed. A source told New York that Kim committed suicide. [The Cut]
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