Missing People

Politics • Asian
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.

Politics • Oceanian
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.