Monday, 21 April 2014

Vice-principal of South Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide

The vice-principal of the high school whose pupils died when a South Koren ferry capsized has committed suicide by hanging himself outside a large gym where families of the victims were staying.

Police said that Kang Min-gyu, 52, went missing on Thursday and appeared to have hanged himself from a tree outside the gym.

Police said Kang did not leave a suicide note and that they had started looking for him after he was reported missing by a fellow teacher. He was rescued from the ferry after it capsized.

Twenty-eight people had been officially declared dead before Kang’s suicide. One hundred and seventy-four were rescued. Most of the missing are students from the Danwon High School on the outskirts of Seoul, who were on a holiday trip.

No comments:

Post a Comment