South Korea ferry disaster: Body of missing shipping tycoon found

July 22, 2014 1:16 AM

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South Korea ferry disaster: Body of missing shipping tycoon found

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean police said Tuesday that they have found a body of a fugitive billionaire businessman sought over April's ferry disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing.

Police officer Wu Hyung-ho told a televised news conference Tuesday that the body was found at a site in southern South Korea on June 12. He said results of DNA and fingerprint tests showed they matched those of Yoo Byung-eun.

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