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Korean travel columnist Joo Young-wook killed in the Philippines

Korean travel columnist Joo Young-wook killed in the Philippines


A well-known South Korean travel writer was
found dead in the Philippines on Sunday. The Korean police announced today that Joo
Young-wook was found dead beside a road in the northern Philippine city of Antipolo. Joo’s hands had been tied behind him and he
had been shot in the forehead. His identity was confirmed by local police
on Tuesday when a hotel key was discovered during his autopsy. Korean police and a team from the Korean Embassy
in Manila have been sent to investigate the killing. Joo, who worked as a travel columnist and
ran a travel agency arrived in Manila last Friday to develop more travel packages. He is the 54th Korean killed in the Philippines
since 2012. Korean police have advised tourists to the
Philippines to keep their belongings safe and to avoid unfamiliar places at night.


Reader Comments

  1. Putang ina another kahihiyan na naman dahil sa mga demonyong kababayan natin.. sa korea pumasyal ka kahit maglakad ka ng hating gabi walang tatarantado sayo.. nakakahiya bwiset!

  2. There are Lots of korean criminals who fled in the Philippines and been hiding in there because of low law enforcement ,..
    Maybe the culprit is a Korean or Filipino..
    #gun for hire or a case of theft attempt…

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