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Body may be that of South Korean tycoon with ties to sunken ferry
Body may be that of South Korean tycoon with ties to sunken ferry

The body of South Korea’s most wanted man, a fugitive tycoon with ties to a ferry than sank in April, may have been found by police in a plum field in the country's south, Yonhap News Agency reported. Police said that a DNA sample taken from the body, discovered on June 12, matches one from the older brother of Yoo Byung-eun. Yoo is believed to be the owner of Cheonghaejin Marine, the company that operated the Sewol ferry, which sank in April, killing about 300 people. Officials said the body was substantially decomposed and surrounded by liquor bottles. "We need to look more closely into this, but the body is believed to be Yoo's," an unnamed official told...

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