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Death of destitute North Korean mother and child sparks national soul-searching in wealthy South Korea

By the time Han, a North Korean defector, and her six-year-old son were found at their rented flat in southwestern Seoul, they had been dead for weeks.The building manager who found the bodies made the grim discovery only after being alerted to a strange smell. The water to the flat had been cut off due to unpaid bills, and the fridge was empty but for some chili flakes.The 42-year-old mother, who fled poverty in North Korea a decade prior, had made her last withdrawal of 3,858 won (US$3) from…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Death of destitute North Korean mother and child sparks national soul-searching in wealthy South Korea, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Death of destitute North Korean mother and child sparks national soul-searching in wealthy South Korea

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Saturday, 17 August

 

 

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