The Mayor Of Seoul Park Won-Soon Presumably Found Dead
South Korean authorities have found the body of previously missing Seoul mayor Park Won-sung, according to the Chinese TV channel CGTN, citing sources.
In turn, the Yonhap Agency informs that the search for the mayor continues. Earlier, Park Won-sun's daughter informed the police about his disappearance.
According to law enforcement agencies and the mayor's office, the mayor left his residence at 10:44. He was wearing dark clothing and carried a black backpack. Shortly before that, the administration of Seoul issued a message about the cancellation of one of the events in the mayor's schedule due to "forced circumstances."
According to the Agency, on Thursday at 16:40, the mayor was to hold a meeting with the Chairman of the Commission for the balanced development of the state under the President, Kim Sa-El. However, due to poor health, Park Won-soon did not go to work.
The last time the phone signal of the Seoul mayor was recorded in the area of the Gilsans temple in the Northern District of the capital Seongbuk. Police used service dogs and drones. According to YTN TV channel, up to 200 people are taking part in the operation, the search is complicated by the onset of dusk.