30-year mystery solved as South Korea’s worst serial killer identified

South Korea’s worst serial killer seems like he has lastly been identified after his violent crimes impressed a success film and confounded investigators for greater than 30 years.

After many years of unsuccessful looking out, police imagine they’ve lastly made a breakthrough within the notorious “Hwaseong murders” case, saying that the prime suspect is a person in his 50s who’s at the moment serving a jail sentence for one more rape and homicide, the Yonhap information company reports.

The killer carried out a sequence of rapes and murders that shocked South Korea within the 1980s and early 1990s, when a minimum of 10 girls between the ages of 14 and 71 have been raped and murdered in Hwaseong, a metropolis southwest of the capital Seoul. 

Officials mentioned on Wednesday that the prime suspect was identified after the state forensic company found that DNA collected from two of the victims matched along with his.  

The Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Agency mentioned it’s going to reveal extra details about the killer, whose title has not but been launched, at a press convention on Thursday.

Unfortunately for the sufferer’s households, the killer can’t be prosecuted for the grisly murders as the statute of limitations for the crimes has elapsed.

The notorius case was the principle inspiration for the hit movie ‘Memories of Murder,’ which is among the most profitable movies within the historical past of South Korean cinema.

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