The youth suicide rate increased in 2021 amid the Covid-19 pandemic to remain as their No. 1 cause of death, data showed Tuesday, in yet another sign of a chronic problem that has plagued Korea for years.
A key figure in the biggest current political corruption scandal attempted to take his own life earlier this week, police said Thursday.
A teenage survivor of the Itaewon tragedy, who lost two friends in the crowd crush that took 158 lives on Oct. 29, died in an apparent suicide while receiving psychological treatment for trauma.
An Air Force brigadier general became the first general officer to be demoted in rank in 43 years because of his cover-up of a sexual assault case that led to the suicide of a female officer, military sources said Saturday.
Two senior officials, including a police officer and a Seoul city government employee, were found dead in suspected suicides Friday amid continued investigations into the Itaewon crowd crush.
An employee was found dead after a fire broke out at a Kia factory in Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi on Wednesday morning.
President Yoon Suk-yeol admitted something has to be done to prevent tragedies like the suicides of a mother and two daughters in Suwon who were sick and too poor to get help.
A mother and two grown daughters were found dead in their apartment in Suwon in what appeared to be suicide due to debt and disease.
A civil servant who was questioned by the police about the alleged misuse of government-issued corporate cards by Kim Hye-kyung, wife of Democratic Party (DP) lawmaker Lee Jae-myung, was found dead in his home on Tuesday.
A diary left by a female noncommissioned officer who died in an apparent suicide at the Air Force 20th Fighter Wing in Seosan, South Chungcheong alleged bullying within her unit, according to a human rights group on Wednesday.