Seoul, July 10
One of South Korea’s most outstanding elected officers and longtime mayor of the capital, Seoul, was discovered lifeless on Friday after his daughter reported him lacking amid a felony investigation and media studies of alleged sexual harassment.
Officers utilizing drones and sniffer canine discovered Mayor Park Won-soon’s physique at Mt Bugak, Seoul. He left a observe on his desk, which was launched by town authorities with the permission of his household. There was no signal of foul play and police didn’t give a reason for dying. The obvious suicide got here after Park’s former secretary filed a criticism on Wednesday alleging the 64-year-old had sexually harassed her. — Reuters
Message for kin
I thank everybody who was with me in my lifetime. I’m so sorry to my household, to whom I’ve solely prompted ache. — Park Won-soon, Seoul Mayor