Yoo Byung-eun

 

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: South Korean ferry tycoon and religious sect leader of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Korea known locally as "the millionaire with no face" due to his reclusiveness who was believed to be the de facto owner of the shipping company Chonghaejin Marine Co. operating the ferry MV Sewol that capsized and sank on April 16, 2014 with 476 people on board, including 325 high school students (the number of confirmed dead currently stands 294 with 10 victims still unaccounted for), but who had gone into hiding and was Korea's most-wanted fugitive after the Incheon District Court issued an arrest warrant on May 22, 2014 when South Korean authorities initially offered a 50 million won ($490,000 in U.S. dollars) reward for information leading to the arrest in one of the country's largest manhunt.

 

 

Cause of Death: Unknown causes

 

Born: February 11, 1941

 

Died: June 12, 2014 (Body found on this date)

 

Location: Suncheon, South Korea