5 days 2 NKorean defectors die of hunger Manilatimes |World
SEOUL: The bodies of a North Korean defector and her young son had been found in their apartment, Seoul police said Tuesday, with local media reporting they appeared to have died of starvation. The mother, only identified by the surname Han, and her six-year-old son were found on July 31, about two months after their deaths, authorities said. “We did not see any signs of murder or suicide,” an officer at Seoul’s Gwanak Police Station told Agence France-Presse (AFP).
“We are waiting to get the autopsy results from the National Forensic Service.” Defectors in South Korea are eligible ... more