Chung Mong-hun

 

 

Age: 54

 

Summary: son of late Hyundai Motors founder Chung Ju-yung and current chairman of Hyundai Asan Co. who was being probed in connection with doctoring of company books and siphoning billions of dollars into slush funds and for an illegal $100 million payment to the North Korean government in 1999.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-defenestration

 

Born: September 14, 1948

 

Died: August 4, 2003

 

Location: Seoul, South Korea