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Garibong-dong karaoke murder suspect caught

Police have apprehended the suspect of a murder that took place Sunday night in a karaoke bar in Garibong-dong, Seoul.

The suspect, a 53-year-old man, is accused of murdering a woman and severely injuring another at around 11 p.m. on Sunday at a karaoke establishment in Garibong-dong, Guro-gu, Seoul. 

(YTN YouTube capture)
(YTN YouTube capture)

The deceased 45-year-old victim was the owner of the karaoke restaurant. According to the police, she was previously acquainted with the suspect, although the motive for the crime is yet to be known. Choi died at the scene as a result of her wounds.

The other victim, a 31-year-old karaoke employee, was badly injured and taken to hospital.

The Seoul Guro Police said they tracked down the suspect in Gongju, South Chungcheong Province, on Monday morning.

By Lim Jeong-yeo (