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(LEAD) Ex-lawmaker Chung Doo-un found dead on Seoul mountain

All Headlines 17:19 July 16, 2019

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SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap) -- Former conservative lawmaker Chung Doo-un was found dead on a mountain near an apartment complex in Seoul on Tuesday, police said.

The 62-year old, a three-time lawmaker of the now-defunct Saenuri Party, the predecessor of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, was a close confidant of President Lee Myung-bak.

Police said they will investigate the case.

This undated file photo shows former lawmaker Chung Doo-un. (Yonhap)


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