The preliminary cause of the death of Mayor Seoul Park Won-sun is suicide. This was reported by Yonhap agency with reference to the city police.
No violent signs were found on the mayorвЂ™s body, Reuters reports. It is noted that the exact cause of death will be established later during the investigation.
South Korean police began the search for the mayor after his daughter claimed the disappearance. She reported that her father left home, leaving a note similar to a will, and disappeared. Later, his body was discovered near Mount Bugak in the north of the city.
The day before Park Won-sun's disappearance, the secretary sued him. She accused the mayor of sexual harassment.