Crew of Missing North Korean Cargo Ship Found Dead in Japan

Deceased crew member found with 'metal tube' containing pictures of Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung
April 29th, 2013

SEOUL – Two crew members of a North Korean cargo ship missing since December last year were found dead by the Japanese Coast Guard this weekend, a Tokyo-based news agency said on Monday.

The partially decomposed body of one sailor, still wearing a North Korean loyalty badge, was found in Itoigawa, Niigata Prefecture on Saturday,

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