Labor shortages in rural areas have spread to murder cases between residents of the same village.
On the 22nd, the Haenam Police Station in Jeollanam-do said, “A man in his 50s, who killed a junior in the neighborhood and then abandoned the body in a truck loading box, was arrested on charges of murder and abandonment of a corpse스포츠토토.”
On the 17th, Mr. A is accused of killing Mr. B, a resident of the same village, in his 40s, in an empty parking lot in Sanmyeon, Haenam-gun, and abandoning the body in the cargo truck.
As a result of the police investigation, Mr. A, who works as a broker for foreign workers, had an argument with Mr. B, a rice farmer, on the 14th. The next day, Mr. A refused Mr. B’s request to send two foreign workers to plant rice.
Mr. A said, “The schedule for manpower assignment is full,” but Mr. B expressed regret, saying, “I didn’t take care of myself, a junior in the neighborhood, first.” The argument between A and B escalated into a physical fight. As the neighbors stopped, the fight seemed to stop, but Mr. A and Mr. B, who met again the same evening, quarreled again. In the process, Mr. B said, “I’m reporting the act of arranging illegal aliens,” and Mr. A, enraged at this, hit Mr. B on the head with a farm implement, killing him. Mr. A, who loaded the body of Mr. B into the luggage compartment of a truck and covered it with black plastic, abandoned the car in an empty lot about 4km away and fled.
The police found Mr. B who died after searching the area after receiving a report from Mr. B’s family saying “My father does not come home.” The police, who identified Mr. A as a suspect by analyzing the black box of a truck, caught him in Yuseong-gu, Daejeon. A police official said, “