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[VIDEO NEWS] Funeral held for policeman involved in schizophrenia case

July 12,2018
1) A funeral for Kim Seon-hyun, a 51-year-old police inspector, was carried out on July 10 at Yeongyang County Hall in Yeongyang County, North Gyeongsang.

2) The inspector and his colleagues were responding to a call made by a 67-year-old woman who happened to be the mother of a 41-year-old man with schizophrenia. The man, threatening one of the inspector’s colleagues, stabbed the inspector, who was trying to suppress him, in the neck with a lethal weapon.

3) The inspector was moved to an emergency room, but he passed away. About 500 people participated in the funeral.

4) The police are calling for stronger policies to be enforced regarding similar cases so that casualties like this do not recur in the future.

Video sourced from JTBC
Video produced by Jung Soo-kyung
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Hoyeon Yoo