Distraught from Divorce Mother Kills Children, Self

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A mother distraught over finances and her divorce killed her two children and herself Thursday morning.


BUSAN, South Korea - A 38-year-old mother was found dead with her two children early Thursday morning in Bujeon-dong. The kids were aged six and seven.

According to the Asian Correspondent, the hotel's owner Mr. Lee entered the room after he thought it strange that the check-out time had passed and nobody had left the room, which Ms. A had checked into in the afternoon of the 5th. He found the three side-by-side on the bed, dead.

Police investigators determined that the two daughters were strangled, placed on the bed, and tucked under the covers, and the mother was next to them with a suicide note and her throat covered in bandages.

Police his ex-wife was under extreme stress due to legal issues of not being able to register her children under Korea's family registry.




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