On February 12, Bucheon Sosa Police Station announced that they've gotexecuted their investigation on 47-year-old 'A' and his wife 'B', either one of whom were liable for the death of 'C', their 14-year-old daughter, and forwarded the case to prosecution.
The couplewas found out to have beaten 'C' with a wood stick till it snapped from the force of the beating. Police showed that they many times rhythm 'C's hands, calves, and thighs 50~70 times.
Through acorroborativeinvestigation, police also discovered that the couple beat 'C' a generalof 3 times remaining year at the house of 'B's more youthful sister for "stealing cash from the church."
Police investigated that the couple's abuse toward 'C' started in April of 2014. 'B's young sister (39), who used to beanswerable for raising 'C', become complicit in the abuse of 'C', beating her a complete of 3 fourth dimension for reasons akin to "lying and stealing money" and "not cleansingthe home entrance." The abuse spanned the entire way except March of 2015, when 'C' drew her last breath after being beaten for 5 hours.
Further, 'B's younger sister, who claimed that 'C' ate too much, limited the quantity of food she gave to 'C' and is suspected of best feeding 'C' aspect dishes such as kimchi. In 'C's grade collegefitness records, her last recorded height and weight were measured to be 142.5cm and 36.8kg (83 pounds). The peak is around 10cm shorter than the moderate pinnacleof alternativekids her age, the weight around 7kg (15 pounds) less than the average weight.
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The police, as a substitute of charging the prison of 'child abuse leading to manslaughter' at the time of filing an arrest warrant opposed to the couple, charged them with murder.
Police, after allowing for the victim's physical condition, the strategies of violence, the duration of abuse, and negligence of the victim, governed that the couple committed the crime knowing obviously that their movements would have grievous consequences on their daughter. A police rep stated, "We charged them with homicide laterfiguring out willful negligence and their wisdom of the prospect that their daughter would possibly die."
The couple told police, "It's true that we abused our daughter yet nosotros had no aim to murder her. We took breaks in the midst of beating her because we grew exhausted," admitting that they did indeed abuse 'C' for long sessions of time.The couple, which passed a psychological assessment recently, further testified,"We idea that our daughter would come again to lifestyles if we just prayed," justifying the hiding of the corpse for almost a year.
The police rep revealed, "Because the wear and tear to the corpse is too severe, we want tohabits an autopsy,"explainingthat they plan to followthe generalexameffectsall through the stages ofprosecution when they are released by ability of National Forensic Service.