Missing Seoul Mayor’s Body Found After Massive Search

A longtime civic activist and human rights lawyer, Mayor Park Won-soon was elected as Seoul mayor in 2011 and became the city's first mayor to be voted into a third term in June last year.

  • Published 9 July 2020

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police say the body of the missing mayor of South Korea’s capital, Seoul, has been found. They say Park Won-soon’s body was located in hills in northern Seoul early Friday, more than seven hours after they launched a massive search for him. Park’s daughter had called police on Thursday afternoon to report him missing, saying he had given her a “will-like” message before leaving home. A police officer said Park’s… Read at AP News