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Jeju man arrested for allegedly murdering woman in 20s

By Ahn Sang-yool
  • Published : Jun 5, 2018 - 16:23
  • Updated : Jun 5, 2018 - 16:29

Seogwipo Police Station in Jeju Province said Tuesday that it has arrested a man surnamed Kim in his 40s and that it is investigating him on the charge of murder of a woman in her 20s by inflicting violence on her.

The suspect is accused of killing the woman at her apartment in Gangjeong-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju Province.

He reportedly called the emergency services immediately after the incident took place.

Seogwipo Police Station(Yonhap)

Police arrested him without a warrant following the autopsy result that the woman died from a rupture of the pancreas.

The suspect appears to be refusing to give a statement to police.

By Ahn Sang-yool (koolsangon@heraldcorp.com)