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[팟캐스트] (551) 한파에 사망한 취객, 경찰관 벌금형

By Kim Hae-yeon

Published : Jan. 22, 2024 - 10:41

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진행자: 김혜연, Ali Abbot

Policemen punished for death of man they escorted close to home

기사 요약: 한파 속 취객 데려다 줬으나 집 앞 계단서 들어가지 않고 잠들어 사망, 경찰관 업무상과실치사 혐의로 벌금형 받아

[1] Two South Korean policemen have been fined after the intoxicated man they escorted to the building he lived in froze to death, a local court said Sunday.

*fined 벌금을 부과하다

*intoxicated (술·마약에) 취한

[2] The Seoul Northern District Court imposed a fine of 5 million won ($3,800) and 4 million won, respectively, to a police sergeant and a senior patrolman of Seongbuk Police Station on the charge of death by occupational negligence.

*impose (새로운 법률·세금 등을) 도입[시행]하다

*occupational negligence 업무상과실

[3] In November of 2022, the defendants escorted a man in his 60s who was heavily intoxicated back to the multifamily residential building where he lived, in Suyu-dong, Seoul, at around 1:30 a.m. The two officers left the man sitting on the stairs inside the building but did not check to see if he made it back inside his home.

*escort 호위[호송]하다

*multifamily 다가구의, 여러 가족 공용의

[4] The victim was found dead around six hours later, and an autopsy showed his cause of death was hypothermia. The temperature at Suyu-dong around his time of death was about minus 7 degrees Celsius.

*autopsy (사체) 부검, 검시

*hypothermia 저체온증

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