Korean murder - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Korean murder


Take NBI off case, Jee Ick Joo's widow urges Duterte

Feb 17, 2017 - 12:01 PM

Jee s widow Choi Kyung jin cites reports that NBI men were involved in the murder of her husband

LOSS OF TRUST. Jee Ick Joo's widow Choi Kyung-jin attends the DOJ hearing into her husband's kidnapping-murder case on February 16, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Jee Ick Joo memorial to be held inside Camp Crame

Feb 03, 2017 - 7:14 PM

Philippine and Korean officials will attend the memorial at the headquarters of the Philippine National Police where the Korean businessman was killed by cops

CAMP CRAME. The headquarters of the Philippine National Police. File photo

#AnimatED: Leadership breakdown in PNP

Jan 30, 2017 - 11:13 AM

It takes the death of a South Korean businessman – an embarrassment says President Duterte – for the PNP to realize it s gone too far in its war on drugs

Dela Rosa orders PNP: Stop war on drugs

Jan 30, 2017 - 8:33 AM

President Duterte will determine when the police can go back to its anti illegal drugs operations says the PNP chief

HITTING BACK. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa during his assumption of command ceremony at Camp Crame on July 1, 2016. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Duterte: Dumlao mastermind in Korean's murder

Jan 30, 2017 - 12:32 AM

Because of the gravity of the charges if I were Dumlao I d stay inside [Camp Crame] says the President ordering the cop to stay under PNP custody and face the charges against him

Philippine National Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa informs President Rodrigo Roa Duterte that Superintendent Rafael Dumlao, the Chief of the PNP Anti-illegal Drugs Groupp tagged in the kidnap-slay of Korean National Jee Ick Joo, is now in police custody during a press conference at the Malacañan Palace on January 29, 2017. ACE MORANDANTE/Presidential Photo

Duterte: Jee Ick Joo's killers will go to prison

Jan 26, 2017 - 4:48 PM

Tangina kayong pulis bantay kayo hindi ko kayo papalusutin You will suffer Maybe I can send your heads to South Korea President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech before foreign investors

JUSTICE. President Rodrigo Duterte vows justice for slain South Korean Jee Ick-Joo. File photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo

Cop linked to Korean's murder had P20M assets

Jan 26, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Millionaire SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel and his wife own 5 houses a 4 story commercial building and 3 lots PNP records show

COP TAGGED IN KOREAN KIDNAP-SLAY ATTENDS SENATE HEARING: Senior Police Officer 3 (SPO 3) Ricky Sta. Isabel, a suspect in the kidnap-slay of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-Joo, is being escorted by security personnel of the Senate Office of the Sergeant-At-Arms (OSAA) to the plenary hall Thursday, January 26, 2017. The Senate is investigating the various reported incidents of kidnap for ransom perpetrated by members of the Philippine National Police. (PRIB Photo by Romeo Bugante/26 January 2017)

Important to punish Korean's murderers, U.S. envoy says

Jan 25, 2017 - 12:25 AM

This is a horrible case of a South Korean businessperson being murdered US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim says

'HORRIBLE CASE.' US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim on January 24, 2017, stresses the need to punish the murderers of a South Korean businessman in the Philippines. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[Newspoint] Murder in the cathedral

Jan 23, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Why this brazenness why this air of impunity why this roguery?

Palace: No cover-up in probe into Korean's slay

Jan 22, 2017 - 6:40 PM

We will not tolerate corrupt abusive errant policemen who betray the organization says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announces during a press briefing in Malacañang on January 18, 2017 that the country's latest growth forecast from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has increased by 6.8% due to the increase of the country's infrastructure spending. TOTO LOZANO/ Presidential Photo

PNP defends chief: Why cut head over '1 little sore finger'?

Jan 21, 2017 - 9:51 AM

The Philippine National Police says there must be a deeper study on whether the PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa should step down because of the sinister act of one police officer

EMBATTLED TOP COP. Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa faces resignation calls after investigators discover that Korean kidnap victim Jee Ick Joo was killed inside the PNP headquarters. Screenshot