Asia Pacific Why South Koreans are skeptical over mysterious death of fugitive ferry owner

The surprise discovery of the body of the man alleged to own the Sewol ferry, which sank in April, killing 293, has triggered distrust among Koreans toward their government.

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South Korean police ended an unprecedented manhunt Tuesday without a live suspect, but with what they said was the body of the wealthy businessman wanted for months over the Sewol ferry disaster.