Lee Chun-jae, who confessed last year to the Hwaseong murders. Photo: Handout
Lee Chun-jae, who confessed last year to the Hwaseong murders. Photo: Handout
South Korea

South Korea’s Hwaseong murders culprit admits to 14 killings, apologises to man wrongly jailed

  • Lee Chun-jae will not face charges for the crimes committed between 1986 and 1991 as the statute of limitations expired in 2006
  • The murders were South Korea’s most notorious cold case and inspired the 2003 film Memories of Murder directed by Academy Award-winner Bong Joon-ho

Topic |   South Korea
Lee Chun-jae, who confessed last year to the Hwaseong murders. Photo: Handout
Lee Chun-jae, who confessed last year to the Hwaseong murders. Photo: Handout
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