Posted 9 июля 2020,, 12:52

Published 9 июля 2020,, 12:52

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

In South Korea the Mayor of Seoul found dead

In South Korea the Mayor of Seoul found dead

9 июля 2020, 12:52
Фото: Yonhap
At about five o’clock in the evening (11:00 Moscow time), the daughter of the Mayor of the South Korean capital, Pak Won Sung (pictured), contacted the police with a message that her father left home five hours ago, leaving a note that looked like a will. From that moment on, his phone stopped bringing any signals.

Park Won Song has been the Mayor of Seoul since 2011. He participated in the elections as a single opposition candidate. As a mayor, he was recognized for the great attention to the improvement of the city and the development of the public transport.

According to Dozhd TV channel, Seoul’s city authorities have already reported that one of the meetings of the mayor, scheduled for 16:40, was canceled due to the “force majeure circumstances”, the police used drones and service dogs to search for the mayor.

"The police are conducting a search operation in the Sonbuk-gu district in the north of the city, where the mayor’s mobile phone signal was last recorded", - Meduza noted. Park Won Song is considered one of the likely liberal candidates in the 2022 presidential election".

At 14:33, the TASS news agency reported that Pak Won Song was found dead.