Missing People

Regional News • Asia
Park Won-soon, mayor of Seoul, found dead
Park Won-soon in 2013
Park Won-soon in 2013 Credit: 최광모 / Wikimedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

The mayor of Seoul, Park Won-soon, has been found dead. Seoul police had started a wide search after he went missing earlier on Thursday. According to Seoul police official Choi Ik-s, his body was discovered by a rescue dog in a park northeast of the presidential office shortly after midnight on Friday local time. The cause of death is yet unclear though there is no evidence of homicide so far.

Regional News • Oceania
Found: Missing New Zealand walkers rescued after 19 days
Kahurangi National Park on the South Island of New Zealand
Kahurangi National Park on the South Island of New Zealand Credit: W. Bulach / CC BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

Jessica O-Connor and Dion Reynolds were found in the New Zealand wilderness after 19 days. The two 23-year-olds got lost in Kahurangi National Park and sustained injuries in a fall. They found a water source and were able to make a fire, which was then seen by a search helicopter.