Summary: South Korean translator who served in Iraq to earn tuition money to study Arabic at a translation graduate school with the goal of becoming a Christian missionary in the Middle East, and who was kidnapped on June 17 in Fallujah, Iraq by insurgents demanding that South Korea cancel plans to send 3,000 troops to Iraq.
Cause of Death: Homicide by decapitation
Born: September 13, 1970
Died: June 21, 2004
Location: Baghdad, Iraq