It has been revealed that Choi Yoon-jong (30), a suspect in a sexual assault and murder in Sillim-dong, deserted armedly eight years ago while serving 먹튀검증in the military.
According to the police on the 25th, it was confirmed that Choi Yoon-jong deserted in February 2015, two months after enlisting in the army at the end of 2014. At the time, Choi Yun-jong was found to have left without permission while carrying a rifle and live ammunition while training in the cold weather in Yeongwol, Gangwon. The prosecution is said to have suspended the indictment of Choi Yun-jong, who caused the desertion.
In 2015, when the desertion incident occurred, it was confirmed that Choi Yoon-jong also received treatment for depression.
On the morning of the 25th, Choi Yoon-jong was arrested and sent to the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office at the Gwanak Police Station in Seoul. Choi Yoon-jong, who appeared for the first time after the disclosure of his identity, denied the charges of planning crimes again.
When asked by reporters, “Why did you commit the crime?”, Choi Yoon-jong answered “accidentally”. When asked, “When did you plan the crime?” Choi Yoon-jong, who answered “I don’t know,” was asked, “Do you have anything to say to the victim?”, and replied, “I’m sorry.”
Earlier, on the 17th, Choi Yoon-jong was accused of beating and sexually assaulting a woman in her 30s on a park trail in Sillim-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul. The victim was taken to the hospital and treated, but died two days later.