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Seoul Mayor Found De*d After 7-Hour Search [Video]

Seoul Mayor Found De*d After 7-Hour Search

Mayor Park Won-soon had been reported missing by his daughter after she found a note "like a will" on his desk.

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South Korean capital holds funeral for late mayor [Video]

South Korean capital holds funeral for late mayor

A funeral was held Monday for the late Mayor of Seoul, Park Won-Soon, who leaves behind a complex legacy amid a criminal investigation into allegations of sexual harassment. Gloria Tso reports.

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Seoul Mayor's Suicide Leaves South Koreans Reeling [Video]

Seoul Mayor's Suicide Leaves South Koreans Reeling

When Korea's mayor of its capital city, Seoul, took his life last week, the country was left divided. According to CNN, Park Won-soon certainly had an impressive resume. The 64-year-old former human..

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Seoul Mayor Found Dead After 7-Hour Search [Video]

Seoul Mayor Found Dead After 7-Hour Search

Seoul Mayor Found Dead After 7-Hour Search Mayor Park Won-soon had been reported missing by his daughter after she found a note "like a will" on his desk. Note of Park Won-soon, via NBC News The..

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Seoul Mayor Missing, Search Underway After a Week Without Contact [Video]

Seoul Mayor Missing, Search Underway After a Week Without Contact

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SEOUL, July 30 -- South Korea's national human rights watchdog said Thursday it will begin a probe into allegations that late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon sexually harassed his secretary over...
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Seoul mayor death: Park Won-soon's lavish state funeral begins as accuser says he sexually harassed her for four years

Lawyer says ex-secretary filed complaint against politician day before he went missing
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‘I Felt Defenseless’: Seoul Mayor’s Secretary Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse

Her lawyer, who issued a statement on the day of Mayor Park Won-soon’s funeral, is calling for an investigation into accusations of sexual harassment.
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Seoul Mayor's Funeral Held With All Honors Despite Public Discontent


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'I hoped to forgive him': Seoul mayor accuser speaks out after his death

The woman alleges Park Won-soon kept harassing over a four-year period, inviting her to the Telegram chatroom and sending lewd texts and photos of himself in his underwear.
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Seoul mayor's funeral held despite objections over sexual misconduct claims

Almost 1 million people watched a broadcast of the funeral of South Korean capital's Mayor Park Won-soon, who died in an apparent suicide after a secretary filed a police complaint for sexual..
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Dead Seoul mayor accused of sexual harassment

The alleged victim said the harassment included the mayor of Seoul sending semi-naked pictures.
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Seoul mayor’s funeral draws both condolences and insults

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Masked mourners gave speeches and laid flowers before the coffin of Seoul’s mayor during his funeral Monday, while a live broadcast online drew a mixture of condolence..
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Official funeral of Seoul mayor Park Won-soon to take place online

official funeral of seoul mayor park won-soon to take place online
The official funeral for the mayor of Seoul will be held online this week because of coronavirus concerns, his funeral committee has said. The announcement comes amid a heated social debate over how..
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Late Seoul Mayor's Funeral Ceremony to Be Held Online Amid COVID-19 Fears, Reports Suggest


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Online funeral set for Seoul mayor over virus concerns

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The official funeral for Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon will be held online this week over coronavirus concerns, his funeral committee said Sunday. The announcement comes amid a..
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‘I’m sorry to everyone’: Seoul mayor tainted by scandal in death

As a lawyer, he won a host of landmark cases for women's rights and was honoured with the "women's rights award", but an allegation this week tainted his name.
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Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon Is Tainted by Scandal After Death

A longtime champion of women’s rights, Park Won-soon was accused by his secretary of sexual harassment. He is presumed to have killed himself.
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Seoul Debates How To View Mayor's Death As Sexual Harassment Allegations Emerge

Seoul's mayor was found dead in a park Friday. A fierce debate has erupted in South Korean capital about how to view the mayor and his death after allegations of sexual harassment against him emerged.
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Park Won-soon death: Tributes pour in for former Seoul mayor, raising concerns alleged harassment victim could be criticised

Death comes days after criminal complaint filed
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Seoul Mayor Cancelled Meeting With S Korean Prime Minister Hours Before Death, Reports Say


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Late Seoul mayor said he felt ‘sorry to all people’ in apologetic will left behind

Park Won-soon, 64, was found dead early Friday in a wooded hill of northern Seoul hours after he vanished.
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Seoul mayor’s death prompts sympathy as well as questions over his behaviour

The death of Seoul’s mayor, reportedly implicated in a sexual harassment complaint, prompted an outpouring of public sympathy even as it raised questions about him.
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Seoul mayor Park-Won-soon dies in apparent suicide amid sexual harassment claims

The mayor of South Korean capital had been accused of sexual misconduct toward a member of his staff a day before he went missing. A handwritten note had been left behind at his residence.
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Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon found dead left note saying 'sorry to all people'

More details emerge about the death of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, whose body was found late Thursday in wooded hills near South Korea's capital.
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Seoul mayor's sudden death causes sympathy, questions of his acts

The sudden death of Seoul's mayor, reportedly implicated in a sexual harassment complaint, has caused an outpouring of public sympathy even as it has raised questions about a man who built his career..
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Seoul mayor's death a suicide after #MeToo allegations

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Seoul: The mayor of Seoul, a former human rights lawyer and potential South Korean presidential candidate, died in an apparent suicide a day after being accused of sexual harassment. The death of Park..
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South Korea: Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon found dead in apparent suicide

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon's body has been found near the location where he had last used his cell phone. Park left a note behind at his residence and police told local media that the body showed no..
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Seoul mayor left note saying 'sorry' as South Korea mourns

A will left by late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon says he feels "sorry to all people" and asks his body to be cremated.
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Late Seoul mayor says in his will he feels sorry to people

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A will left by late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon says he feels “sorry to all people” and asks his body to be cremated. Park’s body was found early Friday, hours after he..
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Mayor of Seoul apologises to ‘all people’ in will

A will left by Seoul mayor Park Won-soon – reportedly embroiled in sexual harassment allegations and later found dead – said he feels “sorry to all people”.
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Late Seoul mayor who died was outspoken liberal who eyed presidency

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Park Won-soon, the three-term mayor of South Korea's capital, a fierce critic of economic inequality who was seen as a potential presidential candidate in 2022, was found dead early Friday. He was..
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Seoul Mayor found dead amid impropriety allegation

Park Won-soon, the longtime mayor of South Korea’s capital, was seen as possible 2022 presidential contender.
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