Vietnamese woman strangled in S Korea

Update: December, 19/2014 - 08:59

SEOUL (VNS) — The body of a 28-year-old Vietnamese woman was found after she was allegedly strangled to death by her Korean husband in Cheongdo District, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea, according to a report on Wednesday by local news agency Yonhap.

The husband, 42, who has a history of mental illness, confessed to strangling his wife after his father found her body at home.

Local police are still investigating the case.

The woman was the second Vietnamese murdered in South Korea in less than three weeks. Another was killed on Jeju Island on November 30. — VNS