Former President Roh Dead

      May 23, 2009 10:12

      Former president Roh Moo-hyun died after falling down a mountain early this morning, according to police.

      Roh had severe head injuries and died after being moved to a hospital in Busan from his hometown of Bongha Village in Gimhae, South Gyeongsang Province.

      He appears to have committed suicide. He reportedly left a suicide note. Police are investigating the cause of his death.

      Earlier this month, he was questioned over allegations that he took more than 6 million in bribes from a businessman while in office.

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