Korean student Min Tae Kim. Photo: Facebook
Korean student Min Tae Kim. Photo: Facebook

South Korean charged over murder in Brisbane

A 28-YEAR-OLD South Korean national has been charged with the murder of a countryman in Brisbane.

Sangnyun "Sungwong" Hwang from Woolloongabba was charged with the murder of missing South Korean traveller Min Tae Kim whose body was found in a shallow grave at a vacant rental property on Dakar Road, Algester in Brisbane's south on Thursday afternoon.

Mr Kim, also 28, vanished after he went to exchange up to $A15,000 for South Korean Won for his return home.
Missing Korean man Min Tae Kim.

He had posted an ad on a website regularly used by international students in Brisbane in a bid to get a better exchange rate.

Police allege Mr Kim left his Cannon Hill share house with his cash to do a deal with the accused about 1.30pm on Monday.

More on this story at Brisbanetimes.com.au
 


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