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The mayor of Seoul before his death canceled the lunch with the Prime Minister of South Korea

Found dead in the night of Friday, the mayor of the capital of South Korea Seoul Park Won-soon eve was supposed to meet with Prime Minister Chong Se-Kyung a, but unexpectedly canceled the meeting, citing ill health, said the Agency Yonhap, citing sources in government circles.

According to the Agency, the policies were supposed to meet for a working dinner.

On Thursday evening, the daughter of 64-year-old mayor said about his disappearance, saying that her father left home four or five hours ago, "leaving a note similar to the last will and Testament", and turned off the phone. The city administration of Seoul also said that Park Won soon is the day I canceled all my schedule on the "unavoidable circumstances". After that, the police began a massive search with the use of drones and police dogs.

Park Won-soon was found dead in the woods of mount Bukaksan near his official residence in Central Seoul shortly after midnight. Police said there were no signs of violent death, adding that he plans to investigate the exact cause of death of the mayor.

The day before the incident, as reported by South Korean media, the former Secretary of Park Won-soon sued him sued for harassment. The girl provided evidence in the form of correspondence with the mayor and said that in addition to her other victim. According to the Agency Yonhap, the police refused to comment on the case, including the fact whether the claim is made. In accordance with South Korean law, the case was automatically terminated after the death of the mayor.

The funeral is scheduled for Monday, they will last for five days in accordance with the special regulations for the burial of the mayor. Usually the funeral in South Korea lasts for three days. Agency sources said that President moon Jae In plans to send a wreath of flowers at the funeral of Park Won-soon. Also they have to visit the head of the presidential administration But Yong-Min and senior Secretary to the President for political Affairs Kan No Jun.

Park Won-soon was considered a likely presidential candidate from the ruling United democratic party in the elections of 2022. The longest he held the post of mayor of Seoul, as he was elected in 2011, and then re-elected in 2014 and 2018. The current term of office was due to expire in 2022.