in

Mayor Of Seoul, Park Won-soon Found Dead After Being Declared Missing, Leaves Behind Suicide Note

The Apparent suicide comes a day after one of Park’s former secretaries filed a sexual harassment complaint against him.

Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul who is considered the second-most powerful official in South Korea, has been found dead on a mountainside within the capital city.

Mayor Of Seoul, Park Won-soon Found Dead After Being Declared Missing, Leaves Behind Suicide Note 1

The 64-year-old was first reported missing by his daughter on Thursday evening, according to a police official with knowledge of the case.

Park Won-soon’s daughter reportedly told police he had left a “will-like” message before leaving the house, leading her to raise the alarm.

“I feel sorry to all people. I thank everyone who has been with me in my life,” the note shown on TV said.

“I am always sorry to my family because I’ve given them only pain. Please cremate my body and scatter around the graves of my parents.”

READ ALSO
Federal Government Begins Negotiation For COVID-19 Vaccine Supply In Nigeria

For seven hours, nearly 600 police officers and firefighters, along with three rescue dogs and drones, scoured the whole city for him.

His body was eventually found by a rescue dog on Bukak mountain in Seoul’s Seongbuk-gu neighborhood, just after midnight on Friday local time. The area is very close to his official residence in Jongno-gu.

Police did not reveal how the mayor died, in order to protect his privacy, but they were investigating the case as a suicide, according to the Yonhap news agency.

READ ALSO
PDP Supporters Holds Saraki Hostage, Demands Election Money From Him

The apparent suicide came after one of Park’s former secretaries filed a complaint on Wednesday night alleging the 64-year-old had sexually harassed her. But there has been no confirmation that this played a role in his death.

KanyiDaily had also reported how a prominent South Korean lawmaker who was being investigated over a bribery scandal, killed himself and left behind a suicide note in his Seoul apartment.

READ ALSO
Police Beating And Harassing Peaceful #EndSARS Protesters In Nyanya, Abuja [Video]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Police Threatens To Prosecute Owners Of Uncompleted Buildings Used By Rapists In Kano State 27

Police Threatens To Prosecute Owners Of Uncompleted Buildings Used By Rapists In Kano State

Evil Father Strangles His 10-Year-Old Daughter To Death Because ‘She Raised Her Voice At Him’ 28

Evil Father Strangles His 10-Year-Old Daughter To Death Because ‘She Raised Her Voice At Him’