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Gruesome Murder of Roh Eui-jong: International Manhunt for Suspects Involved

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Police divers at Map Prachan reservoir in Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri area searching for the body of a Korean

South Korean prosecutors have charged one of three suspects implicated in the gruesome murder of compatriot Roh Eui-jong, whose body was discovered encased in concrete within a barrel at Map Prachan reservoir, near the vibrant city of Pattaya. The indictment was disclosed by the Changwon District Prosecutors Office, which highlighted the severe nature of the crime involving murder and the subsequent disposal of the body while abroad.

As intrigue and suspense build, identities of the accused and the victim had initially been withheld. Through diligent investigation, Thai police uncovered those crucial details, identifying Lee Roun as the primary suspect and Roh Eui-jong, aged 34, as the unfortunate victim. Lee Roun found himself apprehended last month in Jeongeup city, situated a significant 210 kilometers south of Seoul, after fleeing from Thailand post-crime.

Lee Roun, along with alleged conspirators, stands accused of heinously ending Roh’s life in Thailand. The dark tale further unveils that post-murder, Roh’s body was sealed in a barrel which was then filled with concrete—a method undoubtedly intended to make retrieval arduous—and subsequently discarded in the tranquil yet now infamous Map Prachan reservoir in Bang Lamung district this past May.

The narrative intensifies as news surfaces about another suspect, Lee Young Jin, age 27, who was apprehended while attempting to evade capture in Phnom Penh. His attempted escape fell short, leading to his extradition back to Thailand where he stands to face justice. Discussions between South Korean and Thai police are ongoing, with talks of potentially extraditing Lee Young Jin back to Seoul.

The search for justice doesn’t end there, as Thai authorities continue their relentless pursuit of the third alleged accomplice, Kim Hyeonng Won. Believed to have fled to Myanmar, his evasion underscores the international breadth and complexity of this crime, weaving through multiple countries and requiring collaborative effort from various law enforcement agencies.

A South Korean prosecutor, elucidating motive, conveyed to the Yonhap news agency, “Driven by the pursuit of financial gain and valuables, the suspects targeted, murdered [the victim], and abandoned his body far beyond South Korea’s jurisdiction.” This chilling statement highlights the cold and calculated nature of the crime.

As this thriller of a real-life crime story unfolds, the international community watches closely, awaiting further revelations and the eventual administration of justice. The depths of human ambition and malice revealed within this case serve as a stark reminder of the complexities and interconnectedness of our global society.

The collaborative efforts between South Korean prosecutors and Thai police, underlining cross-border cooperation, are commendable. Their unyielding determination to bring all involved parties to justice continues to be a beacon of hope amidst the darkness of such appalling crimes.


  1. Sarah J June 10, 2024

    It’s horrifying to think about how anyone could be capable of such brutality. Encasing someone in concrete? That’s just pure evil.

    • Derrick June 10, 2024

      Absolutely! It’s like something out of a horror movie. How could human beings stoop so low?

      • Junior June 10, 2024

        People do crazy stuff for money. It’s sick but not surprising these days.

    • Linda M June 10, 2024

      Sadly, there are too many stories like this. Human nature can be terrifying.

  2. Max June 10, 2024

    Why are they only talking about the suspects from South Korea? What about the Thai people involved in this?

    • Ella June 10, 2024

      Good question! They mentioned Thai police but no Thai suspects. Feels incomplete.

    • Peter Lee June 10, 2024

      The article focuses on the international aspect; even if there were Thai suspects, it might be a separate investigation or not disclosed yet.

  3. Adventurer89 June 10, 2024

    Why can’t South Korea and Thailand just handle their criminals independently? Extradition seems like a hassle.

    • Priya June 10, 2024

      Extradition ensures that criminals can’t escape justice by crossing borders. It’s essential for international crime.

      • Adventurer89 June 10, 2024

        I get that, but it seems like a lengthy process. Instant justice would be more effective.

  4. Amelia June 10, 2024

    This is why international cooperation matters. Crime has no borders, and neither should justice.

    • Greg June 10, 2024

      True, but cooperation can be difficult. Different countries have different laws and priorities.

    • Amelia June 10, 2024

      Yes, but without it, criminals would have free reign. Our interconnected world needs united law enforcement.

  5. Jason June 10, 2024

    This story makes me wonder how many other crimes like this remain undiscovered. Chilling thought.

    • Sophia June 10, 2024

      Probably many. Not every crime gets media coverage or cross-border cooperation.

  6. Henry June 10, 2024

    All this for financial gain? The greed of some people knows no bounds.

    • Melissa K June 10, 2024

      Greed drives a lot of heinous acts. It’s a sad reality of the world we live in.

    • Henry June 10, 2024

      Indeed. And what’s worse is that it often goes unpunished.

  7. Laura P June 10, 2024

    I hope they catch the third suspect soon. It’s terrifying to know that he’s still out there somewhere.

  8. Tyler June 10, 2024

    Why do we always hear about the bad side of humanity? Can’t the news ever be positive?

  9. Anna23 June 10, 2024

    The positive stories are there, but unfortunately, the gruesome ones tend to get more attention.

  10. Eli June 10, 2024

    Did anyone else think about how dangerous it is for people living near crime hotspots like Pattaya?

  11. Hannah June 10, 2024

    It’s scary, but crime can happen anywhere, not just in ‘hotspots.’ We all need to stay vigilant.

  12. Brian June 10, 2024

    It’s remarkable how law enforcement agencies come together to solve such complex cases. Kudos to them!

    • Koji June 10, 2024

      Yes, but it’s also their job. They need to do it better and faster.

  13. Mia June 10, 2024

    This case is a real-life thriller. I hope justice is served swiftly.

    • Chris93 June 10, 2024

      It’s intense, but remember, real lives are affected. It’s more than just a story.

  14. Sam June 10, 2024

    The lengths people will go to cover up their crimes is mind-boggling. Concrete in a barrel? Unbelievable.

    • Katherine June 10, 2024

      Unbelievable and tragic. The victim’s family must be devastated.

  15. Ava June 10, 2024

    I can’t believe they almost escaped! So relieved that the authorities caught two of them already.

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