Summary: South Korean retired professional baseball player with Japan's all-star league Yomiuri Giants whose turbulent four-year marriage with the late actress Choi Jin-sil (who committed suicide in 2008) had grabbed headlines across Korea in recent years on grounds of media speculation involving domestic violence and adultery.
Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging
Born: April 5, 1973
Died: January 6, 2013
Location: Seoul, South Korea