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[VIDEO NEWS] A man in his twenties allegedly sets his house on fire, kills his father

Jan 09,2018
1) On Jan. 7, 2018, in Goyang, Gyeonggi, a man in his twenties set fire to his parents’ apartment on the first floor of the building.

2) The man had been arguing with his mother over the fact that he had not found a job during his year off from school. Out of frustration, the son allegedly set paper on fire using a lighter and threw it on a bed in the apartment. Eventually, the fire spread, burning the house down.

3) The man’s father tried to extinguish the fire, but failed and could not escape. He died as a result.

4) The police have charged the son with setting fire to the residence, and are currently investigating him as well as the causes of his father’s death.

Video sourced from JTBC / JoongAng Ilbo
Produced by Park Seung-young
Translated by Kim Hyeon-sung
Edited by Matthew Silberman