Hospital official: Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam dies at age 87

November 21, 2015 4:30 PM

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SEOUL, South Korea – A South Korean hospital official says former President Kim Young-sam has died. He was 87.

The chief of Seoul National University Hospital, Oh Byung-Hee, said Kim died there early Sunday. He said Kim is believed to have suffered from a severe blood infection and acute heart failure before he died.

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