Long-term prisoner Shin Chang-won (56), known as the “Rare Prisoner” from the 1990s, is believed to have attempted to take his own life. Mr. Shin was taken to an emergency room, where his condition was confirmed to be non-life-threatening토토사이트.
According to legal sources, Mr. Shin attempted suicide at Daejeon Prison on Nov. 21. He was found by a prison employee who was on duty and was immediately taken to the hospital.
“Due to the quick response to the situation, his life is not in danger,” a Justice Ministry official explained.
Mr. Shin is currently serving a life sentence for robbery-murder.
Mr. Shin was sentenced to life imprisonment for robbery-murder in 1989, but he escaped from Busan Prison in 1997 and was recaptured in 1999 after living on the run. He was nicknamed the “Rare Prisoner” for his escape.