Six people who identified themselves as members of a religious group called “Soldiers of Christ” were recently arrested for their responsibility in the death of a South Korean woman She was beaten and starved in Georgia, United States.
The victim was a woman between the ages of 20 and 30 It weighed about 30 kilos. She was discovered Tuesday evening in the trunk of a car parked outside Jeju Sauna, a popular South Korean spa in Duluth, about 25 miles north of Atlanta, the Gwinnett County Police Department said in a statement.
The forensic pathology assumes that malnutrition could be a reason for the woman’s death, but The exact cause of death is still under investigation.
The woman is believed to have been subjected to weeks of beatings and malnutrition, the authority said. Investigators believe that the woman moved to the USA from South Korea in the summer of this year “with the aim of…” join a religious organization“.
Police officers found the woman in the trunk of a car after one of the suspects, Eric Hyun, 26, You park your car in a parking lot and are picked up by a family member.
Later, Hyun asked his family to get something from his vehicle where the woman was. If the family member found his body in the trunk called 911, the department said.
Authorities then conducted a search of a home associated with the vehicle, where the woman’s body is believed to have been found. Police say “Soldiers of Christ” They beat the victim and kept him in the house until he died. However, they did not specify when the woman likely died.
All faces Charge of aggravated murder false imprisonment, tampering with evidence, and concealing the death of another person.
Police released photos from the basement that appear to show a storage room with dirty clothes and other items neatly arranged on shelves. The bedroom carpet has large blood stains have been removed from photos provided by the department.
The authorities They did not give the victim’s name He is waiting for his family in South Korea to be informed of his death.