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Korea’s Most Notorious Serial Killer Confesses, Apologizes to Man Locked Up for 20 Years for His Crimes

Hwaseong killer

A 57-year-old South Korean prisoner admitted to killing 14 women and children in a case that became known as the nation’s most infamous serial killings in modern history.

The murders, which took place in the rural villages of Hwaseong, Gyeonggi province in the late 1980s inspired the 2003 film “Memories of Murder” by “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho.

Korea’s Most Infamous Serial Killer Identified After 33 Years But Won’t Face Charges

Hwaseong killer

South Korean police have identified the possible culprit behind a series of gruesome murders that shook the nation in the late 1980s, however, he will not be facing charges. 

Through DNA analysis, authorities identified the “Hwaseong serial killer,” a 56-year-old man who allegedly gagged, raped and murdered 10 females aged 13 to 71 in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi province between Sept. 15, 1986 and April 3, 1991.

Serial Killer in Cyprus Killed Asian Women for Years When Police Allegedly Ignored Immigrant Murders

A series of murders targeting several Filipino women in Cyprus sparked accusations of police racism due to the lack of subsequent investigations.

For nearly three years, Nikos Metaxas, a 35-year-old army officer, roamed free to execute the “first serial killings” in the island country, which has earned the reputation of a peaceful oasis in the Mediterranean.