Announced as disappeared a few hours earlier, the mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon was found dead by the police. His body was discovered on a mountain in northern Seoul, said the police, including hundreds of agents participated in the search operations. Her daughter had reported the disappearance of this political man of 64 years of age against whom a complaint had been lodged with the police on Wednesday by a member of the staff of the Seoul city hall, for sexual harassment, according to media reports.
Mayor of Seoul since 2011
a symbolic Figure of the democratic Party (centre-left) in power, Park Won-soon led, since 2011, the giant capital city of South Korea, which has about 10 million inhabitants, or almost one-fifth of the population of the country. It was considered as a potential candidate to succeed the current head of the State, Moon Jae-in, during the presidential election of 2022. If the assumption of suicide was confirmed, this would be the most senior political representative of south korea to have ended his days since the former president Roh Moo-hyun is thrown from the top of a cliff in 2009, after being questioned on corruption allegations that targeted members of his family.