• May 16th 2006 at 10:04AM
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An ex-government official in the growing Hyundai scandal was found dead Sunday of an apparent suicide. Park Seok-an, under suspicion for bribery in the Korean automaker corruption case was found dead in a lake-he had been slated to appear in the prosecutor's office the same morning, having already been questioned five times on suspicion of taking bribes in exchange for business favors while he was a director-general at a city hall housing division.

A combination will/suicide note alluding to the investigation was found at his home in Seoul.

[Sources: The Korea Herald; Wikimedia.org]


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